Highland Fund Sued by Schulte Roth for $2.83 Million

Bloomberg – Highland Capital Management LP, the Dallas-based investment firm that’s liquidating its main hedge fund, was sued by attorneys Schulte Roth and Zabel LLP for allegedly not paying $2.83 million in legal fees.

The New York-based law firm initiated a lawsuit in New York state court yesterday, listing what it said were unpaid invoices from June 2008 to this month.

“We believe Schulte Roth overbilled the firm and its funds for legal services,” Highland said in an e-mailed statement. “Highland has paid Schulte Roth nearly $1 million in good faith, and has made every effort to resolve this issue with them.”

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