Ex-Aon Workers Say They Took No Trade Secrets To New Biz

Law360 (May 18, 2020, 5:08 PM EDT) -- Former employees of professional services firm Aon PLC have told an Illinois federal judge that they took no information other than their own knowledge and experience — not any trade secrets — when they left a "sinking ship" to work for or form a new startup company.

Urging the court to throw out Aon's trade secrets lawsuit, former employees who now work for professional services company Infinity Equity said in a motion to dismiss filed Friday that their former employer gutted their team's leadership, "generally tanked" morale and job security, and is now filing "baseless" claims to limit its new competition....

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