Lil Wayne’s Ex-Lawyer Is Back In Court To Fight Against Rapper’s $20M Lawsuit: Report
Lil Wayne has been battling with his former lawyer in the tune of $20M. The rapper sued the lawyer on allegations that he was being overcharged for the services. Although his ex-lawyer, Ronald Sweeney, tried arguing with Wayne’s claims, today he’s back in court attempting to get the lawsuit dismissed.
According to The Blast report, Ronald Sweeney returned to court today demanding that the rapper’s lawsuit against him gets thrown out. previously, Wayne accused Sweeney of screwing up deals for him, as well as likewise as taking a higher commission than the industry standard. Wayne also accused Sweeney of practicing law with a suspended law license and also accused him of committing fraud. Sweeney argued with Wayne’s claim saying it wouldn’t have affected the rapper at all if his license was suspended in one state. “Rather, Sweeney successfully represented Carter for more than 13 years, ” as it states in the legal documents.
Now, Sweeney is putting this blames on Mack Maine and Cortez Bryant. Sweeney said that the lawsuit is a “campaign by Carter’s other advisors to avoid” paying him. He said that Wayne threw allegations on him made by Maine and Bryant that Sweeney was skimming money from Weezy. In fact, Sweeney said that he was the one guarding Wayne in the midst of the entire Cash Money legal battle.