Ex-Ropes & Gray Atty Expands Bias Suit Over Media Leak

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 5:55 PM EDT) -- A former Ropes & Gray LLP associate alleging racial discrimination against the firm was granted permission Thursday to augment his lawsuit with claims that it defamed him by leaking details of purportedly false sexual assault allegations against him to legal blog Above The Law.

U.S. District Judge Richard G. Stearns allowed John H. Ray III to add counts of defamation and invasion of privacy to his lawsuit accusing Ropes & Gray of maintaining a discriminatory culture at the firm and ultimately firing him when he brought...
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