Faruqi & Faruqi, Partner Hit With $9M Sex Harassment Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 13, 2013, 9:37 PM EDT) -- A former litigation associate at Faruqi & Faruqi LLP sued the law firm for more than $9 million in New York federal court on Wednesday, accusing a senior partner of repeated sexual harassment during her tenure there, and also claiming the firm’s hierarchy tolerated his alleged abusive behavior.

 

Former litigation associate Alexandra Marchuk accused senior partner Juan E. Monteverde of making improper, explicit and unwanted sexual advances toward her from the time she started working at the New York-based firm in summer 2010 until she...
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