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Fired attorney wins $1.3 million verdict
When Waverly Partners, a Charlotte, N.C.-based executive headhunting firm, reached out to attorney Shawn Smith about a position it was trying to fill, she says she warned them that her job would be in jeopardy if her supervisors found out she was interviewing for other jobs. It turned out she was right.