Wal-Mart Lobs Countersuit At Fired Executive

Law360, New York (March 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart has fired back at a terminated marketing executive, saying in a countersuit filed Monday that a sexual affair and inappropriate business dealings led to her dismissal.

Julie Roehm, who filed a suit against the retail giant in December, served as the senior vice president of marketing communication, and was in charge of picking an advertising firm to handle the company’s ad campaigns.

The countersuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan says that her improper conduct, favoritism and receipt of...
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