Bear Hits Court Over Ex-Employees' Client Lists

Law360, New York (March 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Struggling to stay afloat, Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. is reportedly seeking a court order to prevent five former employees from taking their client lists with them as they depart for new jobs.

Bear filed a motion Wednesday for injunctive relief in New York State Supreme Court in an attempt to tighten its grip on the company's current client roster, according to Reuters.

The investment bank wants the Manhattan court to order the workers to give back the client lists and to forbid them from contacting Bear's...
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