Judge Trims Clifford Chance, S&W Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 7:37 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has extinguished a series of claims against Clifford Chance US LLP and Sullivan & Worcester LLP in a $75 million race discrimination suit brought by a lawyer who used to work at the firms, but allowed a breach of contract claim against Clifford Chance and an employment discrimination claim against S&W to proceed to trial.

Judge Harold Baer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday threw out plaintiff Caroline Memnon’s employment discrimination, retaliation and tortious interference...
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