Greenberg Forum Shopping In $200M Sex Bias Suit: Ex-Partner

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 3:11 PM EST) -- A former Greenberg Traurig LLP partner on Wednesday urged a New York federal judge to separate and expedite her claim disputing mandatory arbitration in a $200 million putative class action accusing her old firm of sex discrimination, arguing Greenberg’s opposition amounts to forum shopping.

In light of Greenberg’s move to compel arbitration of the dispute in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, named plaintiff Francine F. Griesing contends that the arbitration issue should be bifurcated and accelerated in order to allow “streamlined and efficient consideration” of whether...
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