Ex-Locke Lord Partner Sues Over Capital Loan

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 12:40 PM EDT) -- Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP is facing a lawsuit from a former nonequity partner over the interest on a loan he claims he was forced to take out as part of the October 2007 merger of Lord Bissell & Brook LLP and Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP.

Robert S. Crowder lodged the suit March 22 in the Superior Court of California in the County of Los Angeles, accusing his former firm of breaching his employment contract, violating labor code, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and libel and...
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