CohnReznick Accuses Mazars Of Poaching, Seeks Damages

Law360 (January 15, 2020, 3:40 PM EST) -- CohnReznick LLP has hit a competing firm and three former employees with a suit in New York federal court accusing them of using confidential trade secrets to solicit clients and employees, seeking at least $3.1 million in damages.

CohnReznick alleges a former partner, Robert DeMeola, who left and joined Mazars USA LLP, conspired with his new firm to encourage other colleagues, including partners Alan Wohl and Howard Leung, to join Mazars. CohnReznick said in a complaint filed Tuesday that the three former employees violated terms of a partnership agreement that barred them from using confidential information from their firm at another...

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