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Fourth Circuit affirms summary judgment for McGuireWoods client in tortious interference and business conspiracy case

Shirvinski v. U.S. Coast Guard, 673 F.3d 308 (4th Cir. 2013). Appellant brought claims against our client, a government contractor, alleging that our client's employees illegally conspired with the Coast Guard to have him removed from a U.S. Coast Guard project. In a published opinion affirming summary judgment on all counts, the Fourth Circuit held that “[a]llowing this claim to proceed would only reward artful pleading to the detriment of public-private relationships.”