CORRECTED: Leo Burnett Sues Workers Who Quit With Kellogg Info

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 3:02 PM EST) -- Ad agency Leo Burnett Co. Inc. on Tuesday fired a contracts suit at eight employees who abruptly resigned last week, claiming they left so they could use their inside knowledge of a marketing project for Kellogg Co. to form or join another business that Kellogg would be forced to retain.

Leo Burnett and its subsidiary Arc Worldwide Inc. accuse the workers of breaching confidentiality and nonsolicitation provisions of their employment agreements when they resigned en masse Nov. 2. Prior to their resignation, a few of the...
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