Novartis Nears End Of Its Case In Sex Bias Trial

Law360, New York (May 5, 2010, 6:46 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs are expected to begin calling rebuttal witnesses Thursday in the trial over alleged widespread bias against female sales employees by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., with the drugmaker falling just shy of wrapping up with its own list of witnesses Wednesday afternoon.

On the company’s last full day making its case, held in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, lawyers for Novartis called on statistical expert, Finis Welch; a manager, Kathy Goetz, who spoke about her work at the company; and district...
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