Beer Brewer v. Brewery

John Joseph O'Brien

Case Conclusion Date:May 23, 2013

Practice Area:Lawsuits / Disputes

Outcome:Case settled Confidentially

Description:Represented a beer brewer and former partner in a brewery against the brewery and its CEO. Client alleged that the parties agreed to award him a percentage of the business' equity and profits. The brewer also sued because he alleged the company and CEO took his recipes without permission or compensation. The firm filed a breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets case, which sought all damages, including attorney fees, interest, court costs, and punitive damages. After 2 years of litigation, including successfully opposing the defendants' summary judgment motion, the parties confidentially settled the case.