Houston lawyer Kyung S. Lee has sued his former firm, Kasowitz Benson Torres, alleging it failed to pay him all of the $550,000 it promised after he joined as a partner in Houston in 2018 and then fired him after he complained.

Lee, a bankruptcy lawyer who moved to Kasowitz Benson in September 2018, alleged in a suit filed Tuesday that the firm owes him at least $185,000 in unpaid compensation for his first year there, and also has failed to return his capital account to him.

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