An assistant general counsel at St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M Co. has become caught up in a legal fight between the company and its one-time outside counsel, Covington & Burling. 3M sued Covington in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. William Brewer III, a partner in Bickel & Brewer, says the case is unusual — but also troublesome to a lot of general counsel he talks with.
3M Outside Counsel Suit "Troublesome" to Many GCs, Lawyer Says
August 6, 2012
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