Wal-Mart Ad Executive Sues Over Dismissal

Law360, New York (January 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former Wal-Mart senior executive in charge of marketing has accused the retail giant of firing her without cause, and says she hasn’t received her promised severance pay.

Julie Ann Roehm filed a lawsuit in December 2006 in the Circuit Court for the County of Oakland in Michigan. Wal-Mart asked for the case to be moved to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Jan. 10.

The company says that the amount of damages Roehm is seeking means the case should be...
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