On the other hand, at least he has the money to pay for law school without loans and still have plenty left over. That's a good thing because the prospects of finding a good lawyer position after law school is between slim and none unless he has connections and Emory law school isn't exactly a top tier school.
That's why there's a civil court system. To compensate and try to make right those who were wronged by individuals. Seligmann was very wronged by Duke and Durham County.