Girardi Must Pay $6M To Litigation Funder, Judge Says

Law360 (July 31, 2019, 10:38 PM EDT) -- Trial attorney Thomas V. Girardi and his firm Girardi Keese will have to fork over $6 million to Law Finance Group LLC after a Los Angeles judge on Wednesday granted the litigation funder's request to force them to pay the remaining balance on a $16 million settlement agreement.

Judge Gregory W. Alarcon signed a proposed order that was included as part of a settlement agreement meant to resolve a contract breach suit claiming Girardi and the firm had failed to pay up on a multimillion-dollar loan.

Law Finance Group said Girardi had sought a multimillion-dollar loan in 2015 with promises to...

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