Navigant Workers Lose Appeal In Trade Secret Case

Law360, New York (November 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate court has ruled that former employees of Navigant Consulting Inc. breached their fiduciary duty and misappropriated trade secrets by sharing client, employee and business data in attempts to sell a unit of the class action settlement administrator.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday affirmed a jury finding that John Wilkinson and Sharon Taulman were guilty of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation claims. The lawsuit accused Wilkinson and Taulman of sending proprietary information to...
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