Cheniere Execs Seek Exit From Fired GC's Whistleblower Suit

Law360, Houston (October 30, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- A pair of Cheniere Energy Inc. executives told a Texas appeals court Wednesday they should be cut loose from a whistleblower suit filed by the company’s former assistant general counsel over her firing, saying the suit is aimed at curbing Cheniere's constitutional rights.

Matthew L. Hoeg of Andrews Kurth LLP told the First District Court of Appeals that Azin Lotfi’s claim that Cheniere CEO Charif Souki conspired with the company’s general counsel, Greg Rayford, to terminate Lotfi for reporting accounting irregularities is an attack on Cheniere's...
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