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Goldberg v. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Citation:125 Cal. App. 4th 752 (2005)
Goldberg (Petitioner) sued Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. (Defendant) in California trial court for wrongful termination. She claimed that she was terminated as retaliation for complaining about gender-based discrimination. Goldberg filed a motion to disqualify Warner/Chappell’s counsel, claiming that as an employee, she had disclosed confidential information to the law firm that represented the company, which had advised her with respect to a written employment agreement that she signed while she still was employed at Warner.
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