An already contentious legal war between the National Rifle Association and its recently estranged public relations firm Ackerman McQueen is getting messier, as lawyers head to three federal courts to challenge what it describes as “harassing” subpoenas issued by the NRA to the firm’s current and former clients.

The NRA issued the subpoenas in conjunction with its lawsuit against the PR firm in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, in which the firm has also filed a counter complaint. On Friday, attorneys for Ackerman McQueen with several law firms, including Dorsey & White, filed motions in three different federal courts to quash the subpoenas sent to current and former clients.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]