We mean business
Comprehensive legal services for businesses
in New Jersey and New York

COVID-19 Notice: In order to best serve you, while being mindful of your health and safety, we are available for consultations and conferences via telephone and video. We can arrange for documents to be prepared, reviewed, signed and exchanged electronically. We are ready to assist you with all of your legal needs.

We are open and ready to assist you. Go to our COVID-19 Updates page to see our latest statement on the crisis and a list of recent news and developments during this challenging time.
comprehensive legal services for businesses

Tennis star sues charity for breach of contract

Many New Jersey residents are probably familiar with famed professional tennis player Andy Roddick and his retirement from professional tennis. However, many may not realize that he recently filed a lawsuit over a contract dispute he is having with a charity.

According to reports, Roddick agreed to play in a charity tennis match last year and participate in a meet-and-greet event for the Miracle Match Foundation. The Miracle Match Foundation is a tennis based cancer charity created by another former professional tennis player. According to Roddick, he was supposed to be paid $100,000 for the appearance and match.

In the lawsuit, Roddick claims that the foundation sent him two $50,000 checks before the appearance last September. However, both of the checks bounced just days after the event and he has not received any money from the organization. Therefore, he has sued the Miracle Match Foundation, WKP Sports and Entertainment LLC and WKP Sports and Entertainment Co. for fraudulent transfer, unjust enrichment, breach of contract, fraud and theft. He is seeking both punitive and actual damages in the suit.

Contract disputes, such as this one, can be complex and time consuming problems for New Jersey businesses. When contracts are not drafted clearly, each party to the contract can have different ideas about what is expected of them. When people are not on the same page, material breaches can occur when one party does not perform as expected.

With the right help, contracts can be negotiated and drafted so that each party knows how they need to perform. This will cut down on contract disputes, litigation costs and help businesses to be more productive.

Source: Courthouse News Service, “Andy Roddick Says Charity Owes Him $100,000,” David Lee, Feb. 22, 2013

Office Location

Dunn Lambert, LLC
East 80 Route 4 Suite 170
Paramus, NJ 07652

Paramus Law Office Map

Dunn Lambert, LLC
1745 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019
New York Law Office Map

Phone: 201-957-0874
Fax: 201-291-0140

Phone: 201-291-0700
Fax: 212-519-9804
Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S.News & world report | 2017

GET ANSWERS from a firm
with a sense of business.


Review US
FindLaw Network