Sullivan & Cromwell Sues Fired Gay Associate

Law360, New York (February 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A gay former associate who filed a discrimination lawsuit against Sullivan & Cromwell LLP has been sued by the firm over the way he built his legal campaign, which allegedly included siphoning internal firm documents and broadcasting confidential attorney-client information.

The lawsuit, filed Feb. 1 in New York Supreme Court, accuses attorney Aaron B. Charney of breaching his contract with Sullivan & Cromwell and unlawfully misappropriating sensitive, non-public work product and e-mails. The firm fired Charney on Friday.

According to Sullivan & Cromwell, Charney didn’t have...
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