Dov Charney Must Pay Glaser Weil $2.2M After Arbitration

By Daniel Siegal (June 11, 2018, 8:55 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday confirmed an arbitrator's finding that Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP did not commit legal malpractice while representing ousted American Apparel founder Dov Charney, and that Charney must pay the firm roughly $2.2 million in legal fees.

Before Monday's hearing, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Malcolm Mackey issued a written tentative ruling indicating he would grant Glaser Weil's unopposed petition to confirm an arbitrator's finding that it did not violate standards of professional care in representing Charney, and that Charney owed the firm a total of $2.189 million. The judge then made that decision his...

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