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Case No. 23-0231

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Burkle Co. LLC v. Copper Kitchen, LLC


Burkle Co. LLC, Plaintiff-Appellee

Copper Kitchen, LLC, Besim Maksutoski, and Angela Maksutoski, Defendants-Appellants

Attorneys for Appellants

Christopher Stewart

Konnor Hodges

Michael Altes

Attorneys for Appellee

Brett T. Osborn

Emily Douglas Moore

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 24, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Joseph W. Seidlin, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED IN PART.  Considered by Greer, P.J., and Ahlers and Buller, JJ.  Opinion by Buller, J.  (7 pages)

            A limited liability company (LLC) and its guarantors dispute whether attorney fees were properly awarded and request we review the award itself for reasonableness.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court as to the personal guarantors’ liability for attorney fees and reverse as to the LLC.  We affirm the amount of the award finding no abuse of discretion.

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