Legal Publisher's Ex-GC Says She Was Fired Over Her Age

Law360, Dallas (January 30, 2013, 7:56 PM EST) -- The former editor-in-chief and in-house counsel for a company that publishes legal guides and references sued the company Tuesday in Texas court, alleging she was wrongfully terminated because of her age and replaced with a younger worker.

Cynthia Puff says she served as counsel and editor for Knowles Publishing Inc. for more than six years, with no complaints about her performance, until she was fired in October 2011. She says Knowles replaced her with a younger employee who had been hired a year earlier to assist...
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