Thiel Co. Says Ex-GC, A 'Wonder Years' Star, Breached Deals

Law360 (October 4, 2019, 8:10 PM EDT) -- A venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel is suing its former general counsel for more than $1 million in a local Texas court, accusing the lawyer, who as a child portrayed Becky Slater on "The Wonder Years," of orchestrating a "concerted whisper campaign" against the company.

Mithril Capital Management LLC contends Crystal Scripps McKellar is violating the terms of a separation agreement she inked in February by making "false, anonymous complaints" against the company to its investors, to other portfolio companies and to others in the venture capital industry, according to Tuesday's complaint in Travis County District Court.

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