Skadden Shakes Former Atty's Sex Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT) -- A New York state appeals court on Thursday refused to revive an $8 million discrimination suit that accused Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP of firing a 60-year-old female attorney because she didn't fit in with the allegedly young and macho culture of Skadden's litigation department.

The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, affirmed a lower court's decision to toss Rita Gordon's suit, ruling that the former litigation attorney had failed to show how her termination — for billing clients for her personal use of...
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