'300' Producer Sues Atty Over $17M Verdict

Law360, New York (March 26, 2012, 2:40 PM EDT) -- The producer behind films including “300” and “The Departed” accused his former attorney on Thursday of giving bad legal advice, after a California state judge handed down a $17 million verdict against the producer in an employment dispute.

Hollywood producer Gianni Nunnari lodged a malpractice suit against Aaron Richard Golub in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging the lawyer advised him negligently on an employment contract and later failed to properly represent Nunnari in a case against his former employer Cecchi Gori Films.

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