O’Brien Law Firm sues cybersecurity startup over $2.1 million equity dispute

On May 20, 2021, the O’Brien Law Firm sued an Austin-based cybersecurity startup on behalf of two former employees who claim that the company failed to recognize their equity interests in the company for purposes of a buyout opportunity during a recent significant private equity investment round. O’Brien’s clients claim that had their interests been recognized, they would have been entitled to a combined $2.1 million equity buyout as part of the investment event. After filing suit, the parties moved the dispute to arbitration per the terms of the company’s arbitration dispute resolution plan.

UPDATE: In the fall of 2022, the parties settled the equity dispute on confidential terms.

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O’Brien Law Firm sues global SAP consulting firm Cognitus Consulting for former employee’s substantial unpaid commissions and profit share

On April 5, 2023, the O’Brien Law Firm filed suit against Cognitus Consulting, LLC, a global firm specializing in SAP consulting (Systems, Applications, and Processes) for companies to help those companies find and implement the software applications that are right for their operations. O’Brien’s client T.S. is a highly-skilled consultant and practice manager whose compensation […]

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