Ex-Mayer Brown Associate Files 2nd Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 19, 2010, 4:59 PM EDT) -- A former Mayer Brown LLP associate has shot off a second lawsuit against her old firm, expanding on allegations that she was harassed and ultimately fired for being black.

Venus Y. Springs, who worked in Mayer Brown's Charlotte, N.C., office as a real estate attorney from 2007 to 2008, filed her latest suit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

It comes about two years after she was fired, and about 15 months after she lodged her first complaint. The...
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