Marshall Heir's Trade Secret Suit Sent Back To State Court

Law360, Houston (February 23, 2017, 6:44 PM EST) -- Preston Marshall, former president of administrative staffing company MarOpCo, won a bid to move his trade secrets suit against the business and his brother from federal court in Dallas back to state court in Houston on Wednesday, when a judge ruled in his favor saying the court had up to this point in the case "only handled procedural motions."

In the complex and broad suit, originally filed in state court in Harris County in June 2015, Preston Marshall alleges that after his termination from MarOpCo, the company, his brother Pierce Marshall Jr. and the company's attorneys improperly retained trade secrets that...

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