DLA Piper Fails To Nix Ex-Secretary's Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 17, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Wednesday denied DLA Piper’s motion to dismiss a former secretary’s suit alleging that she was fired from the firm after being sexually harassed and discriminated against, but tossed several claims against two partners.

U.S. District Judge Denise J. Casper said that Shonnette Sisco’s claims that she was demoted and subsequently fired from DLA Piper after telling the firm she was subject to a hostile work environment were plausible, rebuking the firm’s assertion that Sisco’s complaint did not provide enough tangible information...
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