SNR Denton Defamation Claims Revived In Secrets Row

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 8:12 PM EST) -- An Illinois appeals court last week revived SNR Denton’s defamation and tortious interference counterclaims in a consulting company’s trade secrets suit that claims a former executive violated her noncompete agreement by joining the law firm and helping it poach employees for the firm's health care group.

The Appellate Court of Illinois' First Judicial District on Feb. 15 reversed and remanded a Cook county circuit court ruling that dismissed counterclaims brought by SNR Denton and former Huron Consulting Services LLC employee Lisa Murtha — now a partner...
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