Compass Lexecon was retained by Greg Curtner at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone P.L.C. and the Law Offices of David Mendelson PC on behalf of their client Valassis Communications Inc. to estimate damages in Valassis’s suit against News America Marketing Inc., a unit of News Corp. Valassis claimed that it had been harmed by News America’s unfair competition and tortious interference in the market for newspaper coupon inserts. Compass Lexecon expert Gustavo Bamberger of our Chicago office prepared two reports and testified on behalf of Valassis in a jury trial in Michigan’s Circuit Court for the County of Wayne. Wendy Petropoulos and others in the Chicago office provided support. The jury found for our client and awarded $300 million in damages to Valassis.