New claim accuses Hitt Contracting of retaliation in Glenstone suit

The foundation behind the Glenstone museum in Potomac made yet another new claim Wednesday against Hitt Contracting — that of retaliating against a supplier for providing what the foundation describes as incriminating information in a contentious lawsuit between the two over a $200 million museum expansion project.

Glenstone Foundation is alleging that Falls Church-based Hitt moved Friday to sever its ties with Greenwald Supply just two hours after the foundation’s lawyers filed a motion with the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt that included an affidavit by Greenwald Supply owner James Greenwald, according to court documents. Greenwald, per the affidavit in Friday’s court filing, said a former Hitt manager had told Greenwald that he was aware that Hitt employees took construction materials of significant value from the museum site without permission from Glenstone staff. In his affadavit, Greenwald also said that the former Hitt manager said he built a fire pit in his own backyard…

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