UPDATE: Toyota lawsuit puts New Albany attorneys in hot water

By Patsy R. Brumfield/NEMS Daily Journal

NEW ALBANY – Longtime city attorney Robert “Bobby” Carter faces ouster after 15 years service because he agreed to file a federal lawsuit against Toyota.
The international manufacturer’s newest facility sits just a few miles southeast at Blue Springs, in Union County, awaiting the corporation’s production go-ahead in the midst of a global recession and a massive product recall.
“Toyota’s not as upset as we are,” Mayor Tim Kent said Friday about his Board of Aldermen’s five members, who’ve worked with Carter across two decades.
Carter was unavailable for comment Friday.
Monday night, aldermen will go into executive session to discuss whether Carter keeps his job with the city.

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