Sherwin-Williams Sues Motley Rice Over Secret Docs

Law360, New York (April 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Sherwin-Williams Co. has leveled charges against counsel for several opponents in past lead-paint lawsuits, claiming attorneys for the Rhode Island attorney general and others illegally obtained and used stolen copies of PowerPoint documents detailing the paint manufacturers' fight against lead-paint litigation.

Sherwin-Williams filed a complaint against South Carolina law firm Motley Rice LLP in an Ohio county court on April 3, alleging that Motley Rice had possession of the sensitive, confidential information from a 2004 board of directors meeting and demanding that Motley Rice stop...
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