Law firm accused of revealing reality show winners

A Wisconsin law firm and one of its lawyers are facing a lawsuit claiming they revealed the results of a reality show's martial arts competition, compromising the show and its commercial value.

The suit by Sean Morrison Entertainment names as defendants the La Crosse law firm O'Flaherty Heim Egan & Birnbaum and lawyer Nicholas Thompson, the La Crosse Tribune reports.

According to the suit, O'Flaherty Heim revealed results of the show Ultimate Women's Challenge when the law firm filed a suit claiming seven of the contestants had not been paid. The firm and Thompson are accused of misappropriation of trade secrets and interference with prospective economic advantage.

(Published by ABA Journal - April 19, 2011)

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