McKinsey Said To Dodge Subpoenas in Trade Secrets Fight

Law360, New York (August 8, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT) -- A debate is heating up in a Delaware Chancery Court over discovery in the trade secrets suit that turnaround firm AlixPartners LLP brought against a pair of former managing directors who left for McKinsey Restructuring & Transformation Services, with AlixPartners accusing McKinsey of not turning over relevant documentation.

In open argument on Tuesday ahead of a trial planned for September, AlixPartners accused McKinsey — a third party and not a defendant in the case — of continually ducking subpoenas for documents pertaining to the suit in which former managing directors Eric Thompson and Ivo Naumann are accused of bringing trade secrets...

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