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O’Brien obtains significant judgment against fraudulent music promoter

On March 7, 2014, a Bell County judge awarded O’Brien Law Firm client and retired veteran Michael Williams a summary judgment against Atlanta music promoter Brian Clay for more than $661,000, including $171,000 in attorney fees. In late 2011 and early 2012, Williams invested $263,500 in two concerts to be arranged and promoted by Clay that were to take place in Dallas, Texas and Fayetteville, North Carolina. Only one concert took place (The Isley Brothers in Dallas in February 2012), and Clay never provided Williams with the proceeds of the show, an accounting of how the money was applied or any other return in compliance with their contractual agreement. Williams sued for breach of contract and fraudulent inducement, and O’Brien used an Atlanta private investigator to track down the evasive defendant and serve him with the lawsuit. That case isĀ Williams v. Brian A. Clay and HB Entertainment of Atlanta, LLC, Cause No. 257252 in the 169th District Court of Bell County.

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In early 2021, after filing for an arbitration with a national arbitration organization, the O’Brien Law Firm obtained a $40,000 settlement of an employee’s claim for unpaid compensation from their former employer, with the employee pocketing $27K after fees and expenses. The client paid nothing out of the client’s pocket to the firm to handle […]

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