Partner's Work Romance 'Poisoned' Office, Ousted Atty Says

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A California attorney claims she was forced from her job at Mendes and Mount LLP following an argument with another associate who was in a romantic relationship with a partner overseeing her work, according to a recent lawsuit.  

Sabrina Kong sued the firm as well as insurance litigator Dean Herman last week in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming she was subjected to discrimination, harassment and retaliation at the firm, and that a blow-up with Herman's associate girlfriend led to a threat against her job. ...
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