Motion with Respect to the Pleadings - Consulting Fee Dispute - Reply; Kirkland & Ellis LLP; 10.02.2015
Case Topics: Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Misappropriation – Grounds for Moving: Claims legally insufficient and allegations do not state a cause of action upon which relief can be granted. Express exemption in contract defeats Plaintiff's claim. Existence of an express contract bars relief from unjust enrichment. Complaint fails to allege that the information Plaintiff claims defendant disclosed fulfills statutory requirements for a trade secret.
Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings - Independent Contractor Fraud Scheme - Reply; Rieck and Crotty PC; 09.16.2016
Topics: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Defamation, Conspiracy, Misappropriation, Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage – Grounds for Moving: Defendant contributed business interests. Power of attorney fraudulently obtained. Voluntary Payment Doctrine prohibits recovery. Resignation email contains no false/defamatory statements. Failure to identify particularity needed to determine defamation.