Jacked Up: NASCAR is facing a $225 million suit filed by a fired African-American official who claims she was racially and sexually harassed while employed as a technical inspector for the group's second-tier Busch Series, The Associated Press reports via Law.com. Mauricia Grant, 32, is represented by Benedict Morelli of New York's Morelli Ratner.
Slugger Sued: Jose Canseco's former lawyer is suing him, accusing the retired baseball star of failing to pay him for five years' worth of work: approximately $500,000, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Florida solo Robert Saunooke who helped Canseco in civil and criminal matters accompanied him to testify in Congress in 2005 after the publication of Canseco's book, Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big.
Take-Over: Baltimore-based FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm, is paying $88 million to acquire Attenex Corp., The Seattle Times reports. Attenex is an electronic discovery firm that was spun off in 2001 from the Seattle headquarters of what is now Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis.
Backdating: Government scrutiny of stock options backdating has prompted corporations to reconsider their handling of internal investigations and their positions on the selective waiver of the attorney-client privilege, The National Law Journal reports via Law.com.