Ex-Stephen King Atty Sees Commission Suit Slashed

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Tuesday panned a "hard to understand" complaint accusing famed writer Stephen King's literary agent of cutting an attorney out of a lucrative commission deal, ruling that only some of the claims can go forward.

Judge Shirley Werner Kornreich said during a Manhattan hearing that Jay D. Kramer, who alleges that he worked on King's legal affairs for three decades until vindictive literary agent Arthur B. Greene convinced the author to fire him, had viable breach of contract claims but that...
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