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Reese v. Newman
Citation:131 A.3d 880 (District of Columbia Court of Appeals 2016)
On June 4, 2012, Newman filed a complaint in Superior Court alleging breach of contract against her business partner, Reese, with whom she founded ANR Construction Management in 2006. Newman asked the court to enjoin Reese from any further action intended to dissociate Newman from the LLC. On September, 2012, Newman filed an amended complaint adding claims for breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and judicial dissolution. Ultimately, the parties claims were resolved in a jury trial. The jury returned findings that would support both judicial dissolution and dissociation of Newman as a member. Reese appealed.
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