Last week, Marsh LLC sued NFP Corp for allegedly 13 former JLT Special Insurance Services Inc. real estate agents.
Marsh, who acquired Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group PLC last year in a $ 5.6 billion deal, also filed a separate trial against four of the employees who left JLT to work for the New York-based NFP.
The first trial, JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. v NFP Property & Casualty Services Inc., was filed in the US District Court in New York on May 1. The Second Cost, JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. v. Gary Pestana, et al., was filed in the US District Court in San Francisco two days later.  The New York trial states that 13 employees in JLT's real estate and property practices left the company unannounced to join the NFP from March 20-26.
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The process claims that although at least some of the employees have requested JLT clients and employees. It also claimed that immediately before departure, at least some of these employees had downloaded and / or uploaded JLT's confidential information to external entities and / or personal cloud storage accounts.
The trial takes out the NFP with tortical disruption of existing and potential business relations, improper involvement in contracts, unfair competition and misuse of confidential information.
The trials are aimed at limiting NFP in connection with the alleged poaching, and compensation and penalties.
The San Francisco trial, which denotes the defendants four of the outgoing JLT employees, charges the individuals with breach of contract, misuse of business secrets and violations of the state's criminal law.
The employees named and their previous positions are Gary Pestana, vice president of Los Angeles and practice leader of the JLT real estate practice group. Sarah Sherman, San Francisco-based senior vice president in his property / accident training group; Dustin Smith, Los Angeles-based vice president of his real estate internship group; and Ramy Morcos, vice president of Los Angeles in their real estate internship group.
Marsh said in a statement "Marsh & McLennan is vigilant in protecting their business interests and will aggressively drive those who break their obligations and those who encourage others to do so."
An NFP spokesman could not be reached immediately for comments.
Earlier this year, Lockton Cos LLC LLC dismissed a dispute over disputes against Alliant Insurance Services Inc. for allegedly poaching 26 of its employees, including lawsuits filed in the Delaware Chancery Court and Missouri state and federal courts.