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Is this a real Jackson Pollock? L.A. power lawyer sues over potential $100-million mystery

Is this a real Jackson Pollock? L.A. power lawyer sues over potential $100-million mystery

Pierce O’Donnell is a Los Angeles litigator with a track record of big cases. His prominent clients include Shelly Sterling in the $2-billion sale of the L.A. Clippers basketball team in 2014, and he has been a key player in the Sumner Redstone saga, representing the Viacom executive’s ex-companion Manuela Herzer.

But O’Donnell now finds himself in the unusual position of representing himself as a plaintiff in a lawsuit involving a painting that he believes is a real Jackson Pollock and that could be worth more than $100 million. 

In the suit filed recently in L.A. Superior Court, O’Donnell said he is a co-owner of the painting,...

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