L&W Supply Corporation v. Action Gypsum Supply


Schiff Hardin LLP represented Action Gymsum Supply and two individuals.

Schiff Hardin successfully secured a clean-sweep unanimous jury defense verdict for Action Gypsum Supply, a drywall and construction materials supply company, and two individual defendants, in an unfair competition and breach of fiduciary duty case brought by competitor L&W Supply Corporation.

The plaintiff had sought an award of actual damages in excess of $3.6 million, plus unspecified punitive damages.

Action Gypsum Supply, LP provides building products. The Company offers wallboard, doors, frames, tools, fasteners, lumber, metal, acoustical, trims, and insulation products.

L&W Supply Corp wholesales and distributes construction materials. The Company offers panels, metal, ceilings, tools and accessories, exterior, insulation, corner bead and trim, and fasteners.

The Schiff Hardin team was led by Matthew Prewitt (Picture) and included Rachel Remke and Christopher Nelson

Involved fees earner: Christopher Nelson – Schiff Hardin LLP; Matthew Prewitt – Schiff Hardin LLP; Rachel Remke – Schiff Hardin LLP;

Law Firms: Schiff Hardin LLP;

Clients: Action Gypsum Supply;