LA Firm Used Racist, Homophobic Slurs In Office, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles personal injury firm and one of its name partners were hit with a strongly worded lawsuit from a former legal assistant Friday, accusing the firm of wide-ranging discrimination and harassment.

Anthony Joseph Rodriguez, a former calendar clerk and assistant who says he was fired from Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley LLP last month, claims he was subjected to a hostile workplace and discrimination based on his sexual orientation, his ethnicity and his physical disabilities.

The complaint, which singles out partner Paul S. Zuckerman, is...
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