Burns' Attorney to File Counterclaim

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NEW YORK The attorney representing Mike Burns, the former account chief on General Mills at Saatchi & Saatchi, said on Wednesday that he will file a counterclaim against the agency, which last year filed a lawsuit that accused Burns of orchestrating the walkout of 17 staffers in February 2005.

All but one of the staffers worked on General Mills, putting the Publicis Groupe agency in the position of having to re-staff on the fly.

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