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Jeremy Schulman comments on Erik Bruner-Yang’s lawsuit against Toki Underground in The Washington Post

June 8, 2016

Jeremy Schulman, Co-Chairman of the Business Litigation Group at Shulman Rogers, was quoted in The Washington Post article, “Four big takeaways from Erik Bruner-Yang’s lawsuit against Toki Underground.”


On Friday, Bruner-Yang filed a civil suit in D.C. Superior Court against his former Toki Underground partners Praveen Goyal and Jeff Jetton, as well as Toki Underground LLC, the company they and others incorporated in 2009. Maketto LLC, the company incorporated to own and operate Bruner-Yang’s restaurant and retail project of the same name on H Street NE, is a co-plaintiff in the suit as well. The suit was first reported by Washington City Paper and Washington Business Journal on Monday night.

“We filed the lawsuit to protect Mr. Bruner-Yang’s legal rights and business interests,” said Jeremy Schulman, the attorney representing Bruner-Yang and Maketto. “We intend to pursue the claims vigorously and fully expect that we will prevail.”

Read the full article at The Washington Post.