Breaking: Zillow sues Compass over poached employees, intellectual property

A pair of lawsuits allege that Compass lured away Zillow employees in order to obtain trade secrets

Zillow on Friday filed two lawsuits against Compass, alleging the tech-enabled brokerage poached its employees as part of an effort to steal its intellectual property.

The suits were filed in Washington state and in federal court, respectively, and argue that Compass lured away three Zillow employees who had signed contracts with non-disclosure and non-compete clauses.