NRA's Complaint
April 12, 2019

On April 12, 2019, the NRA filed a complaint against Defendants Ackerman McQueen, Inc. and Mercury Group, Inc. seeking  specific performance of an unambiguous books-and-records inspection right contained in its longstanding contract with advertising agency Ackerman McQueen. Read the Complaint.

NRA's Complaint
& Jury Demand
May 22, 2019

On May 22, 2019, the NRA filed a complaint and jury demand against Defendants Ackerman McQueen, Inc. and Mercury Group, Inc. to redress additional, increasingly brazen breaches of duties owed by Ackerman to the NRA. Read the Complaint.

NRA's Amended Complaint
October 25, 2019
NRA's First Amended Complaint
April 24, 2019

On April 24, 2019, the NRA filed an amended complaint in order to clarify its factual allegations. Read the Complaint.

NRA's Federal Court Complaint
August 30, 2019

On August 30, 2019, the NRA filed a federal court complaint against Ackerman McQueen that seeks to enjoin the agency’s further misuse of the NRA’s brand for its own marketing purposes. Read the Complaint​.

NRA's Motion to Disqualify Ackerman McQueen's Law Firm
April 16, 2020

On October 25, 2019, the NRA filed an amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. The action alleges that Ackerman breached its fiduciary duties, engaged in fraudulent billing, and failed to maintain adequate books and records – all in an effort to enrich itself at the expense of the NRA and its members. Read the Complaint. 

On April 16, 2020, the NRA filed a motion to disqualify Ackerman McQueen's law firm, Dorsey & Whitney LLP. 
Read the Motion. 


The National Rifle Association is America's longest-standing civil rights organization. Together with our more than five million members, we're proud defenders of history's patriots and diligent protectors of the Second Amendment.

© National Rifle Association of America. This may be reproduced. This may not be reproduced for commercial purposes.