Firm Alleges Former Employee Stole More Than $100,000

A Dallas law firm has filed a civil suit against a former employee, seeking payment of more than $100,000 she allegedly stole from its coffers. Dallas’ Owens, Clary & Aiken filed a petition in the 95th District Court, alleging that a former employee, Rena Gallagher, engaged in theft and fraud and breached her fiduciary duty when she systematically altered checks and entries in the firm’s accounting records.