Kelley Drye, EEOC Settle Bias Suit Over Retirement Policy

Law360, Los Angeles (April 10, 2012, 9:11 PM EDT) -- Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on Tuesday agreed to pay a partner approximately $500,000 in back pay to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit over the firm's mandatory retirement policy.

Kelly Drye has denied any wrongdoing related to the EEOC complaint and any allegations of discrimination asserted by partner Eugene D'Ablemont, according to a consent decree filed in New York federal court.

The firm, however, will give D'Ablemont $450,000 in back pay for work from 2001 to 2010 and will pay him his 2011...
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