AdvoCare Wants To Arbitrate Ex-Director's Claim To CEO Spot

Law360, Dallas (October 4, 2016, 3:56 PM EDT) -- Dietary supplement company AdvoCare told a Texas appeals court Tuesday its former vice chairman of the board must arbitrate claims the company breached an oral agreement to make him CEO, saying the case is covered under a broad arbitration clause in a confidentiality agreement they signed.

AdvoCare GP LLC is angling to move a breach of contract and tortious interference case brought by former Vice Chairman Richard Heath to arbitration, arguing its arbitration clause is so expansive that it encompasses Heath’s claims under separate employment agreements with the company. Heath contends only part of the case — limited to AdvoCare claims...

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