Texas real estate investor Nate Paul pays up in Gibson Dunn fee fight


Signage is seen outside of the legal offices of the Gibson Dunn & Crutcher law firm in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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  • Fight over legal fees escalated with new Texas lawsuit last month
  • Gibson Dunn said Paul’s World Class Capital Group paid it more than $900,000

(Reuters) – Two weeks after Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher accused Texas real estate investor Nate Paul of scheming to hide millions of dollars to avoid paying legal fees he owed the firm, it now says the bill has been paid.

Gibson Dunn said in court papers Tuesday that Paul’s World Class Capital Group has paid it $924,584.37, satisfying an adverse ruling the former client suffered in New York County Supreme Court in July 2020.

Gibson Dunn escalated its long-running legal fee fight with Paul when it sued him on March 30 in Travis County District Court in Texas. The Los Angeles-founded firm accused Paul of transferring…

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