This case involves a large corporation’s claim against a former employee who allegedly had a conflict of interest. The corporation, the plaintiff, constructed large data centers. In order to get the materials to build these large data centers, the corporation had the defendant, an employee of the plaintiff, locate various companies to use as vendors. Company Y was selected for around 35% of the data centers built for 9 years. FrDuring the last two years of construction, however, Company Y was selected by the defendant for 85% of the data centers that the plaintiff built. Additionally, at the of the project, the defendant left his position with the plaintiff to begin working for Company Y. The plaintiff alleges that, prior to leaving the corporation, the defendant gave favorable treatment to Company Y in order to procure a position within the company.