Ex-IGT Whistleblower Counsel Lose State Claims

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 4:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge has again thrown out state law claims filed by a husband-and-wife team of intellectual property attorneys in their $10 million whistleblower case against International Game Technology over its purchase of a competitor that allegedly concealed information that hurt investors.

Magistrate Judge Robert A. McQuaid Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada threw out Lena and Shawn Van Asdale's five state law claims Tuesday after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sent them back in August for...
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