Ex-Quinn Emanuel Atty Accuses Firm Of Race Bias

Law360, San Diego (October 31, 2011, 8:43 PM EDT) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP was hit Friday with a black former staff attorney's race discrimination suit alleging she was forced to resign because the firm retaliated against her after she complained of receiving fewer and less appealing assignments than white staff lawyers.

Kisshia Simmons-Grant, who worked in the firm’s New York offices from November 2006 to August 2010, also claims that after she raised concerns about the way projects were assigned, the firm made her continue to work with another staff attorney who allegedly...
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