Ex-Salisbury & Ryan Exec Sues Firm For Harassment

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT) -- A former employee of Salisbury & Ryan LLP on Thursday launched a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit against the New York law firm and partner Patrick Salisbury, alleging she was wrongfully fired for refusing his sexual advances.

Kristen Silverman, who was employed as the chief operating officer at the firm for the majority of her tenure between May 2008 to August 2011, said she became involved in a personal and sexual relationship with Salisbury in early 2009.

When she broke up with him in August 2010,...
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