Alliantgroup Loses Appeal Over Ex-Workers' Client Contact

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 9:04 PM EDT) -- A divided Texas appeals court nixed Alliantgroup LP's attempt to revive a suit alleging Paradigm Partners, formed by ex-Alliantgroup employees, breached a settlement agreement by reaching out to Alliantgroup clients, ruling Tuesday that the contacted companies were the appellant's former, not current, clients.

A three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that a trial court was right to grant Paradigm's “no evidence” motion for summary judgment on the tax credit study company's claims for breach of contract and tortious interference, rejecting Alliantgroup's argument that there was “more than a...
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