Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Ellis Murray Johnston, II (Donald L. Ferguson, Haynsworth, Marion, McKay & Guerard, Greenville, S.C., on brief), for defendants-appellants.
William B. McGurn, III (Douglas Glucroft, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York City, Albert Q. Taylor, Jr., Joseph E. Major, Leatherwood, Walker, Todd & Mann, Greenville, S.C., on brief) for plaintiff-appellee.
Before PHILLIPS and ERVIN, Circuit Judges, and BUTZNER, Senior Circuit Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.
BUTZNER, Senior Circuit Judge:
In an action brought by J.J. Ryan & Sons, Inc., against Rhone Poulenc Textile, S.A., and four of its affiliated corporations, the district court retained jurisdiction over the first count of the complaint. It dismissed the remaining seven counts for lack of jurisdiction, holding that the claims they asserted were referable to arbitration. Because the claim asserted in the first count is also arbitrable, we reverse that part of the...
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