Atty For NRA Can't Sue Family Biz, Ad Agency Says

Law360 (March 31, 2020, 10:40 PM EDT) -- An ad agency embroiled in a bitter fight with the National Rifle Association made a move to disqualify the NRA's attorney because of family ties to the agency's CEO.

Ackerman McQueen asked a Texas federal court Monday to boot William A. Brewer III and his firm, Brewer Attorneys & Counselors, from a multipronged court fight that has emerged from the dissolution of the four-decade relationship between the NRA and the firm. Ackerman McQueen alleges Brewer has for months been teetering on the edge of sanctionable conduct, but crossed the line by exploiting familial connections — the CEO of Ackerman McQueen is his...

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