Greenberg Traurig Wants $200M Sex Bias Suit Put On Hold

Law360, Los Angeles (February 6, 2013, 7:53 PM EST) -- Greenberg Traurig LLP asked a New York federal court on Wednesday to stay a proposed $200 million class action accusing the firm of discriminating against female shareholders until a Pennsylvania federal judge decides on the firm's petition to compel arbitration of the lead plaintiff’s claims.

Wednesday’s formal petition to pause the lawsuit comes less than a week after a Feb. 1 hearing in Manhattan in which attorneys for Greenberg argued that the case belongs in Pennsylvania, where the lead plaintiff worked, and accused her attorneys of...
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