Northrop Keeps $2M Suit Over Army Software In Fed. Court

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 8:20 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday refused to remand a $2.4 million lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., saying Northrop was directed by a federal officer when it ended a subcontractor's software licensing agreement, meaning the matter belongs in federal court.

In his decision, U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton rejected CRGT Inc.’s contention that nothing in a U.S. Army officer’s directive to end the services being provided by the subcontractor forced Northrop to stop paying the company.

Northrop had removed the action from state court...
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Case Information

Case Title

CRGT, Inc. v. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Claude M. Hilton

Date Filed

May 22, 2012

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