Chad Ruskey v. Jordan Hamburger, et al.

APPLICATION FOR ORDER SEALING DOCUMENTS LODGED CONDITIONALLY UNDER SEAL IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO COMPEL BINDING ARBITRATION

MOVING PARTY: Defendant Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

RESPONDING PARTY(S): Plaintiff Chad Ruskey

STATEMENT OF MATERIAL FACTS AND/OR PROCEEDINGS:

This is a legal malpractice action. Plaintiff alleges that Defendants represented him and BrandRep, LLC in the sale of BrandRep, LLC to BrandRep Holdings, LLC. He alleges that Defendants never asked him to sign a conflict waiver or suggested they were acting in a capacity adverse to him, but he is now being sued by BrandRep, BrandRep Holdings, and others as a result of Defendants’ malpractice.

Defendant Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP moves to seal documents lodged conditionally under seal in support of its motion to compel binding arbitration.

TENTATIVE RULING:

Defen........