Sedgwick Trustee Files Suit Over Unpaid Legal Fees

Law360 (June 30, 2020, 2:46 PM EDT) -- Defunct law firm Sedgwick LLP has accused the Los Angeles Unified School District, two California companies, and a private individual of failing to pay up a combined $675,000 for legal services the firm provided, plus interest.

The complaints alleged that the LASUD hired Sedgwick in 2010 and relied on the firm over the next seven years to handle multiple lawsuits brought by minors and John Doe plaintiffs. The district allegedly owes the firm $176,000 in unpaid legal bills.

DeMarsh, meanwhile, hired Sedgwick in 2016 to defend her in a suit brought by a local California bank, and owes $152,000, the trustee...

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