On Monday, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for writ of certiorari filed in Dewberry Group, Inc. v. Dewberry Engineers Inc., taking up an appeal of a profits disgorgement award affirmed by a panel majority in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The petition from Dewberry Group challenges the Fourth Circuit’s endorsement of an expansive disgorgement remedy that reached into profits earned by affiliates of the petitioner, who were not included as defendants in the case, without any regard to principles of corporate veil piercing.

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