By Brendan O'Brien
(Reuters) - Barnes & Thornburg has added litigator Roy
Ginsburg, formerly of Dorsey & Whitney, as a partner in its
labor and employment law practice in Minneapolis.
Ginsburg said his decision to join Barnes & Thornburg
stemmed from the firm's recent hiring of several attorneys to
its employment law department in the Minnesota city.
The office has experienced "very positive growth and that
was very exciting to me," he said in an interview.
Another reason for the move was that Barnes & Thornburg has
a larger law practice than Dorsey & Whitney, he said.
Ginsburg has focused on litigation of cases involving trade
secret misappropriation, usurpation of corporate opportunity,
corporate raiding, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of
He also has extensive experience in discrimination,
harassment and wage-and-hour matters.
His client list includes defense, engineering, advertising
and high-tech companies.
He successfully litigated dismissal of a $450 million
corporate raiding, trade secret and breach of fiduciary case
against Cisco Systems in 2005.
He also won a $1.3 billion case for Cisco Systems in 2006
involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and
misappropriation of trade secrets claims.
He successfully represented Revis Stephenson, the former CEO
of Advanced BioEnergy, in a breach of contract and defamation
case that resulted in a $4 million award.
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