Gardere Loses Bid For Valuation Docs In GNC Spat

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 6:47 PM EST) -- The federal judge overseeing General Nutrition Corp.'s suit accusing Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP of providing improper legal advice regarding the consequences of terminating contracts with a magazine publisher has nixed the firm's bid to compel documents from two nonparties.

Judge Terrence F. McVerry of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday denied Gardere's Jan. 15 motion to compel documents from Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund II LP — which has an interest in GNC's parent company — as well as a senior...
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