Houston Atty Sues Partners Over $22M Firm Dissolution

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 2:59 PM EST) -- A Houston attorney on Wednesday sued three of his former law partners, alleging he is being cut out of attorneys' fees tied to cases worth $22 million after they voted to dissolve the firm.

Scott Clearman says Matthew Prebeg, Christopher Faucett and Stephen Abbott voted two weeks ago to dissolve the business litigation firm Clearman Prebeg LLP and have since denied his claim to fees. He alleges the defendants knowingly breached their fiduciary duty to him and is seeking relief of more than $1 million....
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