Murray Energy CEO’s Death Ends Suit Over Lawyer Confidentiality

July 27, 2021, 4:45 PM

A West Virginia law firm no longer faces claims that it breached the confidentiality of a settlement deal between two of its clients and Murray Energy Corp. over allegations of sexual harassment, a federal court in Ohio said Tuesday.

No one has stepped into the shoes of the bankrupt company’s deceased former CEO, Robert E. Murray, who was the sole remaining plaintiff in the lawsuit against Cassidy, Cogan, Shapell & Voegelin LC, Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr. said for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Cassidy Cogan represented Denise Zombotti and Denise Jackson in their lawsuits ...

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