Ex-Faruqi Atty Didn't Report Assault Claims Before Quitting

Law360, Los Angeles (May 28, 2013, 10:15 PM EDT) -- A former Faruqi & Faruqi LLP associate alleging in a $10 million lawsuit that the firm tolerated a senior partner’s sexual assaults told a New York federal judge on Tuesday that she didn't inform the firm's owners about the allegations when she resigned.

Alexandra Marchuk, whose lawsuit accuses Faruqi partner Juan Monteverde of repeated sexual assault, conceded that she didn't report the allegations before resigning or state that they were the reason she did so in December 2011. Her complaint maintains that Faruqi co-founder and managing...
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