Ex-TCW Investment Head Denies Stealing Trade Secrets

Law360, Los Angeles (August 11, 2011, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Former TCW Group Inc. investment head Jeffrey Gundlach took the stand in a California courtroom Thursday to face accusations that he had stolen trade secrets from his ex-employer with plans to start a new company, denying he had done anything wrong.

TCW claims that Gundlach planned to jump ship with the secrets, taking hundreds of clients and billions in investment assets to his new company, DoubleLine Capital LP.

“I am a big believer in telling the truth,” Gundlach told jurors under intense questioning from TCW attorney...
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