Foley & Lardner Beats Ex-Worker’s Race Bias Suit In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Thursday affirmed a decision tossing a racial discrimination suit against Foley & Lardner LLP that had been filed by an ex-technology supervisor, ruling the episodes of harassment the worker allegedly suffered did not create an abusive work environment.

The decision upheld the lower court’s decision granting summary judgment to the firm, saying that the mistreatment alleged by Kimothy Walston, an African American who worked for Foley from January 2001 until he was fired in January 2009, was not harsh enough to amount...
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