Judge accuses PR pro of intimidation tactics

Those claims are ‘ridiculous’ and ‘untrue,’ says Jayne Thompson, founder and CEO of Chicago-based Jayne Thompson and Associates.

Jayne Thompson, founder and CEO of Jayne Thompson & Associates, is handling the public relations for Switzerland-based Syngenta, which is embroiled in a class-action lawsuit involving the herbicide atrazine.

Circuit Judge William Mudge said Thompson’s PR campaign sought to cast the Madison County judicial system in a negative light. The plaintiff’s attorney characterized it as “intimidation.”

In an interview with the Madison Record, Thompson called the accusations “ridiculous” and “untrue.”

From the Madison Record:

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