Lefkofsky, it seems, is to lawsuits what Groupon is to coupons -- he inspires groups into action.
Lefkofsky's “funky” email surfaced in a shareholder lawsuit filed in the wake of Ha-Lo's bankruptcy.
A lender, Johnson Bank, sued Lefkofsky and won a default judgment of million.
The former owner of Brandon reportedly sued the company, as did National Football League Properties and Major League Baseball Properties.
While some attention focuses on his ambitions as an investor in tech startups, others see a “spotty history” and draw parallels between the past and the present.Before Starbelly, Keywell and Lefkofsky founded a sportswear company called Brandon Apparel. Everyone remembers things they said a decade or more ago they may regret today.