We’re not sure it’s possible to enjoy this Michael Avenatti news too much.
Actually, scratch that. We’re positive it’s not possible to enjoy this Michael Avenatti news too much:
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Los Angeles judge orders Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million in back pay to lawyer.
— Ken Thomas (@KThomasDC) October 22, 2018
— Fox5NY (@fox5ny) October 22, 2018
BREAKING: Michael Avenatti hit with $4.85 million verdict in lawsuit from former law partner Jason Frank.
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) October 22, 2018
More from Law&Crime:
Frank claimed that when he worked with Avenatti’s former firm Eagan Avenatti, he had an independent contractor arrangement that said he would receive 25% of the firm’s annual profits and 20% of his client’s fees. Frank said he was also supposed to get copies of the firm’s tax returns and other financial records. His lawsuit, filed in May of this year, alleged that the firm didn’t provide the records, misstated what their profits were, and didn’t pay him the amount due to him. In February 2016 he filed a demand to go to arbitration, and resigned from the firm months later.
The two sides eventually reached a settlement agreement, whereby the firm would pay Frank $4.85 million, but Frank sued when he did not receive any payment by the deadline set in the agreement.
In a statement to Law&Crime, Avenatti responded to the verdict by saying, “Any amount awarded Jason Frank will be deducted from the $12 Million he owes me and my firm for his outright fraud in stealing clients, etc.”
— Alex Griswold, but Halloween-themed I guess (@HashtagGriswold) October 22, 2018
El. Oh. El.
It couldn’t be happening to a nicer guy, honestly.
When they go low, we stiff the IRS and attorney fees. https://t.co/YeufEYXPWp
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) October 22, 2018
— RBe (@RBPundit) October 22, 2018
— Wayne Mathison – Father, Man (@wmathison) October 22, 2018
— ColonelPotter94 (@col_potter94) October 22, 2018
pay up buttercup
— Steve chatter (@stevechatter_) October 22, 2018
Couldn’t happen to a better scumbag. https://t.co/U3JikpXiZk
— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) October 22, 2018
— 🎃 Jim Creature 👻 (@jtLOL) October 22, 2018
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) October 22, 2018
When it comes to Michael Avenatti getting his, there’s no such thing as basta.