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Illinois State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 1): Attorney Suing Client, the Moorman Doctrine

Attorney Lawrence Hess sued a client of his former law firm alleging breach of contract, among other claims. The circuit and appellate courts denied his claims and imposed sanctions for bringing the claims for an improper purpose. Hess had an employment contract with his former law firm, Kanoski & Associates, where he had been an […] Read More

Eighth Circuit Contracts Cases 2011 (Part 9)

MEMC manufactures polysilicon, which is used to manufacture semiconductor chips and solar cells. Starting in 1996 MEMC’s wholly-owned subsidiary MEMC Pasadena, Inc. entered into informal, short-term arrangements with Semi-Materials’ predecessor-in-interest to help MEMC Pasadena sell silicon, and later silane gas, in South Korea in exchange for sales commissions. In 2003 Semi-Materials and MEMC Pasadena entered […] Read More