Locke Lord Wins Summary Judgment In Title VII Suit

Law360, New York (July 29, 2009, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A judge has awarded Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP summary judgment in a suit brought against the firm by a former legal secretary alleging age, sex and racial discrimination.

Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. said Monday in his ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia that Evelyn Fields was fired from the Atlanta law firm for insubordination rather than discriminatory reasons.

Fields filed a complaint pro se in December 2007 alleging she suffered harassment and eventually was fired from the...
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