Nexus IS, Inc to Pay Technology Integration Group Seven Figures to Settle Breach Lawsuit

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Settlement Sets Precedent in IT Industry

“This settlement illustrates an important reminder about the standard of conduct and the obligation to protect our confidentiality and integrity” said Bruce Geier, President/CEO of Technology Integration Group.

IT solutions integrator Technology Integration Group (TIG) announced today a seven figure settlement to resolve a lawsuit filed against Nexus IS, Inc., including employees William Clark Decker, John Bisaha, Steven Patterson, Ronald Schnieber, James Heiman, Eric Henrichs and Dustin Avol. A victory for TIG, the payment will be paid to TIG by Nexus IS, Inc. within days of the agreement.

In October 2008, TIG filed a law suit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court (Case No. PC 043775) accusing Nexus IS, Inc. and seven former TIG employees named above for breach of contract, breach of the fiduciary duty of loyalty, breach of confidence, intentional interference with contract, intentional interference with prospective business advantage, unfair competition, aiding and abetting and misappropriation of trade secrets. TIG’s filed complaint alleged that after one of the parties named in the lawsuit was released from TIG, a former Solutions Group, Senior Director of Sales, negotiated terms for departure of an entire Professional Services business. The group was hired at Nexus IS, Inc.    

“This settlement illustrates an important reminder about the standard of conduct and the obligation to protect our confidentiality and integrity,” said Bruce Geier, President/CEO of Technology Integration Group. "I am vindicated and this settlement further establishes a precedent in our industry" Geier said.

About TIG
TIG is a premier ISO 9001:2008 certified, full-service IT systems integrator with 32 years of experience providing end-to-end technology solutions. Financially stable, TIG has remained profitable every year since the company’s founding in 1981. TIG is a Certified Minority Enterprise and a Corporate Plus® member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). In addition to the company’s headquarters in San Diego, TIG has 24 offices located in Albuquerque, Atlanta, Boise, Denver, Eugene, Detroit, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Irvine, Fort Walton Beach, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Mobile, Pensacola, Philadelphia, Richmond, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Tampa, and Shanghai, China. For more information visit http://www.tig.com.

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