Cases & Deals

Knight-Ridder defends against allegations of ADA violations brought by former employee

Clients Knight-Ridder, Inc.

Jones Day served as advisory counsel to Knight-Ridder, Inc. in a case where former employee alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, breach of contract, negligent retention, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and invasion of privacy. The case involved complicated corporate structure issues.

Vickie L. Gilliam v. SP Recycling Corp., aka Southeast Paper Manufacturing Company, aka SP Newsprint Co., Cox Enterprises, Inc., Knight-Ridder, Inc., Media General Broadcasting, Inc., and Peter Labella, Individually, No. 1:01-CV-0122-GET (N.D. Ga.)