SunOpta Signs On O’Melveny For Securities Suit

Law360, New York (February 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Organic food purveyor SunOpta Inc. has signed on O’Melveny & Myers LLP to join Jones Day as counsel for an ongoing lawsuit alleging that the company misrepresented its financial status to investors to inflate stock prices.

The judge granted SunOpta’s motion to substitute the attorneys on Wednesday. In the motion, O’Melveny said the substitution should not cause any delay for the case.

Investors filed the lawsuit against SunOpta in January 2008 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York after the stock...
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