The Situation’s Counterclaims Against Ex-Manager Survive

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 7:44 PM EST) -- A New York state judge on Tuesday refused to toss most of “Jersey Shore” star Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino’s counterclaims against his former management company in a dispute over Sorrentino’s termination of their management agreement.

Sorrentino's former manager Michael Petolino and his company Gotham NYC Entertainment LLC alleged in a complaint filed in July that Sorrentino had unilaterally repudiated their management agreement, which called for Petolino and Gotham to receive a percentage of Sorrentino’s appearance fees and other paydays.

Sorrentino and some of his affiliated companies...
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