Summer – Winter 2014
765 F.3d 426 (5th Cir. 2014)
Lisa Galaz brought an adversary proceeding against her ex-husband, Raul Galaz, for fraudulently transferring the assets of an LLC in which Lisa owned a 25% economic interest. In Lisa and Raul’s divorce, they executed a divorce decree under which Raul assigned half of his
__ F.Supp.2d __, 2014 WL 2462883 (M.D. Ala. 2014)
The plaintiff, on behalf of herself and other potential class members, sued a non-existent LLC, related existent and non-existent entities, and several individuals, for violation of the Federal Continue reading
726 F.3d 1306 (Fed. Cir. 2013).
The court affirmed the district court’s exercise of personal jurisdiction over a Texas resident, Spangenberg, and his Texas LLC based on a two-step piercing analysis. First, the court held that Spangenberg, the individual managing member of a Wisconsin LLC, was the alter ego of that LLC, and then the court applied the alter ego theory in reverse to reach Spangenberg’s Texas LLC. The court generally referred to both of the LLCs as Continue reading