GRETNA – A business is seeking damages, claiming that an employee breached their contract and sold trade secrets.
Vincent Piazza Jr. & Sons Seafood Inc. filed a suit April 25 against Craig A. Nolinske in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging breach of contract and fraud.
According to the claim, the plaintiff hired the defendant on July 29, 2002 as a sales supervisor and manager. The suit states the defendant was arrested for obscenity on Feb. 7, 2018. The defendant allegedly then contacted many of the plaintiff's clients and encouraged them to terminate their business as a way of retaliation against the plaintiff, who had fired the defendant following the arrest. The lawsuit claims the defendant also began to try to abuse the confidentiality agreement that he had signed with the plaintiff and began to sell trade secrets.
The defendant is accused of breach of contract and fraud.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Stephen Conroy of the Conroy Law Firm PLC in Metairie.
The case has been assigned to Division K Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case No. is 783121.