Ex-Clifford Chance Atty Alleges Widespread Firm Bias

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A former senior associate at Clifford Chance LLP has accused the firm of discriminating against minority associates by lumping them together in a marginalized group that did advisory work for Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC instead of real transactional work.

Karen Ramdhanie lodged a complaint Thursday in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, alleging discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age and national origin in violation of municipal human rights laws.

According to Ramdhanie, who is representing herself, Clifford Chance created...
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