JUNE 25, 2009 California Case Law - Employment Law
 

McConnell v. Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, Inc., No. B205533

 

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In an dispute involving an employment contract, trial court judgment is affirmed where the trial court properly denied defendant's motion to strike under the anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) statute as plaintiff's retaliation and wrongful termination claims did not arise from defendant's protected First Amendment activity.

Appellate Information APPEALS from orders of the Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles. Joe W. Hilberman and Allan J. Goodman, Judges. Affirmed. SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION EIGHT Filed June 24, 2009

Judges Before O'NEILL, J., FLIER, Acting P.J., BIGELOW, J. Opinion by O'NEILL, J.

Counsel For Plaintiff: Freedman & Taitelman, Bryan J. Freedman and Gerald L. Greengard

For Defendant: Paul A. Blechne