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Sherwood Partners, Inc. v. EOP-Marina Bus. Ctr., L.L.C., B189590

In case where an assignee for the benefit of the creditors of an insolvent entity filed suit against tenant's landlord for return of tenant's security deposit, judgment for defendant and grant of costs and attorney fees is reversed as plaintiff assignee cannot be personally liable for the award of attorney fees pursuant to the written lease between defendant and tenant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/27/2007
  • Published 07/27/2007




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Snyder Miller & Orton and Luther Orton, San Francisco, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis, Charles N. Kenworthy, Michael S. Greger, Irvine, and Jeanne M. Jorgensen, for Defendant and Respondent.
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