Ex-Empire Land CEO Wants Paul Hastings Off Ch. 7 Case

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Empire Land LLC's ex-CEO fought back in California bankruptcy court Friday against a bid by the developer's Chapter 7 trustee to hire Paul Hastings LLP as special litigation counsel, saying the firm had a conflict of interest because of previous representations.

The so-called Previti parties, a group that includes former CEO James Previti, Corona Hills LLC, Empire Partners Inc. and Inland Empire Personnel Inc., point out that the trustee is claiming that Previti and other ex-executives breached their duties to the debtors by arbitrarily allocating management...
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Empire Land, LLC

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California Central

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Date Filed

April 25, 2008

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