Former Alex and Ani GC files wrongful termination, breach of contract suit

Robert Rainville claims he was not given promised compensation related to secured financing

It makes sense that the one person in an organization that the C-suite wouldn’t want to make angry would be the general counsel. And if they do decide to send a GC packing, companies should take all precautions necessary to make sure their actions are by the book.

But Robert Rainville, former GC of jewelry producer and retailer Alex and Ani, says his old company did not perform its due diligence. As a result, he’s now suing for wrongful termination and breach of contract.

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