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Tag Archives: Partnership

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

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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