Michael Kassan Out at MediaLink, Accuses Owner UTA of Fraud and Breach of Contract

UTA has also filed its own lawsuit against Kassan claiming 'misappropriation of company funds'

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MediaLink CEO Michael Kassan has left the business in a surprise move, with owner United Talent Agency claiming to have fired the media veteran, while he claims that he resigned. Both sides are now suing each other.

Legal papers were filed March 12 by Kassan in Los Angeles for a sum of $25 million against UTA, citing four claims including breach of contract and fraud.

Alongside UTA, the suit also names Jeremy Zimmer, UTA CEO; David Anders, partner and co-head of UTA Entertainment & Culture Marketing; and Julian Jacobs, partner and co-head of UTA Entertainment & Culture Marketing in New York.

UTA has responded by filing its own action against Kassan, claiming “misappropriation of company funds.”




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