Ex-Haskell Slaughter Atty Launches Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 3:18 PM EST) -- A former Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker LLC associate has alleged the Birmingham, Ala.-based firm condoned gender discrimination that led to her being denied partnership and unlawfully terminated her after she complained about the conduct.

There was no reasoning for plaintiff Laura Ellen Lewis' November 2009 termination except her gender, as well as retaliation for her claims related to the discrimination and hostile work environment created by her co-workers' sexual harassment, according to a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District...
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