Firm Agrees Not To Use Secret Sherwin-Williams Info

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Sherwin-Williams Co. has forged an agreed-to order with Motley Rice LLP over allegations that the firm, which represents Ohio plaintiffs in a legal battle over the company's lead-based paint, illegally obtained confidential information from the paint manufacturer.

Sherwin-Williams and South Carolina-based Motley Rice signed an agreed-to order Thursday, following proceedings before Judge John O’Donnell of the Court of Common Pleas in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. As part of the order, the law firm agreed not to use or disclose information contained in a 34-page PowerPoint presentation...
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