Mystery Creditor Pushes Eagan Avenatti Into Ch. 11

Law360, Miami (March 17, 2017, 8:59 PM EDT) -- California class-action law firm Eagan Avenatti LLP was plunged into Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month when an elusive Orlando creditor named Gerald Tobin filed an involuntary petition over a claim for payment worth less than $30,000.

Since that March 1 filing, in which Tobin claims he is owed $28,700 for services rendered, the mysterious creditor has been nowhere to be found. His whereabouts — indeed Tobin’s true identity — is one of many unanswered questions in a bitter fight between attorneys who were once colleagues,...
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