Shipping Co.'s Sales VP Sued For Trade Secrets Theft

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 9:54 PM EDT) -- Transportation logistics company Transplace Texas LP has sued a former executive for allegedly stealing confidential customer information and other trade secrets when he took at job at competitor Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona LLC, previously a part-owner of Transplace.

Former Transplace vice president of sales William Vitti on Thursday removed Transplace's suit to the Eastern District of Texas, citing diversity of citizenship, as he is an Arizona resident.

In the suit, filed Sept. 21 in Collin County Court in Texas, Transplace accuses Vitti of stealing hundreds...
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