Kelley Drye Can't Use Perks As Damages In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge ruled Monday that business expense reimbursements and legal services provided to a Kelley Drye & Warren LLP attorney during his career cannot be used to offset potential damages in an age discrimination suit brought against the firm.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain granted a bid by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to nix the firm's affirmative defense that any damages awarded to attorney Eugene T. D'Ablemont should be reduced because of the lawyer's excessive use of both his corporate...
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