Ex-Reed Smith Attorney's Disability Suit Revived

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 6:11 PM EST) -- An appeals court has reversed the dismissal of a former Reed Smith LLP associate's suit alleging the firm fired her over a disability.

The suit, brought by ex-Reed Smith Associate Danielle Cesarano, received its second chance in a decision handed down Thursday by the D.C. Court of Appeals. The trial court had earlier tossed all Cesarano's claims, saying they were time-barred.

Though the court revived Cesarano's wrongful termination claims so that they can be heard in trial court, it upheld that courts dismissal of claims relating...
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