Judge Lets Fired Rural/Metro Exec Move To New Job

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 12:13 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has declined to temporarily block a former Rural/ Metro Corp. executive from jumping to a competitor after the ambulance transport and disaster response contractor, which fired him in April, accused him of breach of contract and trade secrets violations.

However, in a ruling late Wednesday afternoon in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, Judge G. Murray Snow ordered Robert F. Heffner not to share any of Rural/ Metro's proprietary information.

Heffner's lawyer, Daniel C. Barr of Perkins Coie LLP, said...
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