Van Asdale v. Int'l. Game Tech., No. 07-16597 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Van Asdale v. Int'l. Game Tech., No. 07-16597

In an action under the whistleblower-protection provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for wrongful discharge, summary judgment for defendants is reversed where plaintiffs' statements to management reported conduct that definitively and specifically related to shareholder fraud.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted March 12, 2009

Filed August 13, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Bybee

Counsel

For Appellants:

Margo Piscevich, Piscevich & Fenner, Reno, NV

Mark J. Lenz, Piscevich & Fenner, Reno, NV

For Appellee:

Richard G. Campbell Jr., Armstrong Teasdale LLP, Reno, NV

Lance P. Maiss, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, Reno, NV