Esterhay v. Ten Oaks Management, LLC et al

  1. February 21, 2024

    PE Firm Can't Shake Ex-CEO's Retaliation Suit In NC

    A North Carolina federal judge has maintained the bulk of a former executive's suit accusing a private equity firm of duping him into accepting a top role at a defense supply unit and firing him when he refused to hide the company's financial reality from a major defense contractor client, reasoning that he satisfied pleading standards.

  2. April 11, 2023

    Ex-CEO Says He Wouldn't Cheat Boeing, So PE Firm Fired Him

    The short-lived CEO of a California defense supplier is suing for retaliation, saying in a North Carolina federal complaint that he was fired for refusing to mislead Boeing about the company's finances while its new owner allegedly tried to coerce a supply contract under false pretenses.