Though Jurich’s attorney, Sheryl Snyder, called it “irregular” to engage a good private investigator on the gold coast in a breach-of-contract dispute, the move is consistent with the millions of dollars at stake and university’s surprisingly aggressive strategy with a long-prized employee.
Postel said Saturday that the hiring of a private detective was not his doing. Stoll Keenon Ogden, the law firm representing the university in the Jurich matter, declined to comment on whether it was funding the investigation, citing attorney-client privilege.
“Due to the fact that this is an ongoing investigation, we are bound by law to maintain our client’s confidentiality,” Kentucky Special Investigative Unit director Steve Thomas said. “No comment.”