McConnell v. Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, Inc., No. B205533 - California Case Law
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McConnell v. Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, Inc., No. B205533

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.    

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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