Atty's Termination Suit Against Philadelphia Trimmed

Law360, New York (April 23, 2010, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has trimmed a wrongful termination suit brought by an attorney who was fired from the Philadelphia solicitor's office after she filed a defamation suit against her supervisor, who she claims was having an extramarital affair with her then-husband, a partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP.

Ruling that much of the suit did not arise from actions protected by the First Amendment because they were personal in nature, Judge Robert F. Kelly of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Monday...
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