Obtained summary judgment in favor of a local alternative weekly newspaper sued for reporting on a sexual harassment lawsuit instituted by the plaintiff against Peter Nordstrom and Nordstrom, Inc. The newspaper quoted a company spokesperson as describing the lawsuit as baseless and nothing but "an attempt at extortion." The summary judgment was affirmed by the Washington Court of Appeals. Pinney v. Nordstrom, 124 Wn. App. 1019 (2004).