Homeowners' Suit Against Brad Pitt Org Moved To Fed. Court

Law360 (October 25, 2018, 3:12 PM EDT) -- Former officers for a foundation launched by Brad Pitt that built homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina won the removal of a lawsuit by a proposed class of homeowners to Louisiana federal court Wednesday, saying the amount sought for alleged damage associated with the properties requires federal jurisdiction over the case.

Samuel W. Whitt, S.H. "Jim" Fogleman and LaToya King, all of whom served as executives for the Make It Right Foundation or its affiliates, claimed the amount in controversy from the lawsuit brought by homeowners Lloyd Francis and Jennifer Decuir exceeds $5 million.

The lawsuit by Francis and Decuir...

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