4th Circ. Sides With McGuireWoods In FMLA Spat

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 2:13 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of McGuireWoods LLP in a suit brought by a former legal secretary alleging that the firm retaliated against her after she exercised her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Thursday rejected Nancy Mathias Adair's appeal, unconvinced that the firm violated her rights either when or after she took a leave of absence from her job to take care of her sick mother....
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