Today we learned, via an anonymous source, of a motion filed last month against National Public Relations, the self-described “largest public relations consultancy in Canada.”
The suit is being filed by a Richard Zeidel, who was until recently an SVP/partner at Canadian digital agency Sonic Boom, in which National holds a majority stake (the motion calls National “a power broker in Quebec politics”). The RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, respectively, is the parent company of National.
Here’s a copy of the motion:
In short, it accuses the firm’s parent company of using the defendant to better position itself for a pending merger/acquisition and then pushing him out.