TCW Targets DoubleLine Trust In New Trade Secret Suit

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 6:57 PM EST) -- The Trust Company of the West has launched another suit based on claims that its former investment chief Jeffrey Gundlach stole trade secrets and proprietary client information when he left to launch DoubleLine Capital LP, this time targeting a trust associated with Gundlach's investment firm.

The complaint — filed Wednesday in the Los Angeles County Superior Court of the State of California — comes almost a year after TCW originally sued Gundlach for breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets and civil conspiracy,...
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