Eagan Avenatti Owes Ex-Partner $10M From Bankruptcy Deal
By Daniel Siegal (May 22, 2018, 8:02 PM EDT) -- A California bankruptcy judge on Tuesday entered a $10 million judgment against defunct class action law firm Eagan Avenatti LLP — which is owned by Michael Avenatti, the attorney representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battle against President Donald Trump — finding the firm defaulted on its bankruptcy-resolving settlement with a former partner over allegedly unpaid fees.
At a Tuesday morning hearing in Santa Ana, California, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Catherine E. Bauer granted former Eagan Avenatti partner Jason Frank's motion to enter a final judgment of $10 million against the defunct firm, the judge's courtroom deputy, Karen Firman,...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!