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Tag Archives: Partnership

Tort/Negligence – Tortious Interference with Contract Claim – Partnership – Accounting Firm Break-Up – Unfair Trade Practices Claim

Pete Fortner, PLLC v. Koonce Wooten & Haywood, LLP Where all the evidence showed that plaintiff's former partner solicited a job with the defendant-accounting firm - not the other way around - plaintiff failed to show that defendant intentionally interfered with the contract between plaintiff and its former partner.

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Partnership – Contract With Partner – Knowledge of Partnership – Corporate – Piercing the Veil Claim

Best Cartage, Inc. v. Stonewall Packaging, LLC Knowing about defendant Stonewall Packaging, LLC's partnership with defendant Jackson Paper Manufacturing Co., plaintiff nevertheless chose to enter into a contract with Stonewall alone. Plaintiff is bound by that choice and has no breach of contract claim against Jackson.

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Partnership – At Will – Dissolution – Civil Practice – Discovery – Protective Order – Continued Profits – Personal Relationship

Coremin v. McNamara. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-15-1038, 13 pp.) (Ben F. Tennille, Ch.J.) N.C. Bus. Ct. Holding: Where the parties’ partnership was at will, either partner could end the partnership, regardless of motive, without breaching the partnership agreement. Hence, plaintiff ...

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