Oct. 1, 2017, XYZ Corp sued ABC Company and Chris Lee one of ABC’s former executive who has been tapped by ABC company to run its China operations.
-ABC is a Delaware corporation with its headquarters in California.
– XYZ is also a Delaware corporation but with its headquarters in Washington state.
-The suit was filed in a Washington state court against ABC and Chris Lee, who until recently was the corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Interactive Services Division.
A. Can this case be tried in Washington state why or why not?
B. Does Diversity of citizenship affect this case and if so what case law may apply?