Centene Says Jay-Z Is Force Behind Chancery Records Suit

Law360 (September 16, 2020, 10:25 PM EDT) -- A stockholder who filed a books and records demand targeting Centene Corp.'s prison health care subsidiary is aiding Jay-Z's prison reform agenda, the managed care giant alleged Wednesday during a Delaware Chancery Court trial on the investor's entitlement to the documents.

"What this really comes down to, your honor, is a lawsuit where the complaint is drafted by the plaintiff's attorney," Paul J. Lockwood of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, counsel to Centene, told Vice Chancellor Paul A. Fioravanti, "It's utter bootstrapping."

Lockwood noted that the dispute and its alleged ties to inmate civil rights litigation in Mississippi runs...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!