Media Co. SMG Seeks To Block Exec's Move To Rival

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 2:16 PM EDT) -- A Starcom MediaVest Group Inc. executive will inevitably use or disclose trade secrets if she's allowed to flout a noncompete agreement and join rival media agency MediaCom Wordwide Inc., SMG told an Illinois court Thursday.

SMG lodged a complaint alleging MediaCom's decision to hire SMG senior vice president and director Alicia Lisowski as head of its Chicago office amounted to an attempt to unfairly compete with SMG and get access to its trade secrets.

“MediaCom should not be permitted to gain an unfair competitive advantage by...
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