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,...

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