A Manhattan judge ordered the advertising agency Ackerman McQueen to comply with a subpoena from the New York Attorney General’s Office on Monday, largely ignoring a series of objections from the National Rifle Association.

Ackerman had a contract with the gun rights advocacy group for decades, and it included a nondisclosure agreement. Lawyers in the Attorney General’s Office, which has said it is investigating the NRA as part of its duty to regulate nonprofits, subpoenaed Ackerman during the summer of 2019, but the ad agency said the NDA meant it had to allow the NRA to review the disclosures in advance.

This content has been archived.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]