Akin Gump Settles Finder's-Fee Case With Movie Producer

Law360, Los Angeles (November 13, 2012, 9:03 PM EST) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP on Tuesday settled its lawsuit alleging the executive producer of the Kevin Spacey film “Father of Invention" failed to pay the firm more than $3 million in finder’s fees for film financing loans to Hollywood studios.

The parties announced the settlement at a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court, averting a trial set for Dec. 3 on Akin Gump's claims of breach of contract and promissory fraud arising out of $272 million in movie financing loans to Sony and...
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