Sam Adams Maker Can’t Tweak Contract Claims: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 12:58 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's decision to deny Sam Adams brewer Boston Beer Corp.'s motion to amend tortious interference counterclaims against a rival beermaker and its private equity backer over an alleged breach of a brewing contract.

The appeals court upheld a June decision by U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa denying Boston Beer leave to amend claims against High Falls Brewing Co., now known as Genesee Brewing Co., and KPS Capital. The three-judge panel ruled that Boston Beer could not show...
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