Texas Judge Sends NRA Suit Against Ad Agency To Mediation

Law360 (February 17, 2021, 8:06 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge Wednesday sent one of the suits filed by the bankrupt National Rifle Association against its former advertising agency to mediation while it faces an attempt by New York Attorney General Letitia James to dismiss the Chapter 11 case she calls a litigation tactic.

U.S. District Judge A. Joe Fish ordered the NRA and Ackerman McQueen Inc. into mediation to attempt to work out a settlement of the NRA's false representation and copyright claims against the ad agency while its Texas bankruptcy filing is under challenge by James.

The NRA and Ackerman had a nearly 40-year relationship that...

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