Fired Executive Accuses Wal-Mart Of Dirty Tactics

Law360, New York (March 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A fired Wal-Mart marketing executive has accused the retail giant of launching a smear campaign in retaliation for her $1.5 million lawsuit.

Julie Roehm said Wal-Mart was trying to publicly destroy her under the cover of a counterclaim, in which the company accused her of an “improper romantic relationship” with an underling in violation of its strict code of ethics.

In a statement released Wednesday by her lawyer John Schaefer, Roehm said Wal-Mart was attacking the victim by taking personal e-mails she wrote to her male...
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