Ex-Hawkins Delafield Partner Hits Firm With Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (December 02, 2013, 4:49 PM ET) -- A former Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP partner has hit the public finance firm with an age discrimination suit, claiming in a federal complaint that he was unlawfully terminated on the pretext that he failed to push work toward younger colleagues ahead of a forced retirement and related pay cuts.

The 72-year-old plaintiff, Brendan O'Brien, claims in a complaint dated Nov. 26 that his firm colleagues violated federal and New York age discrimination laws among other things by showing him the door a year early, at...
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Case Information

Case Title

O'Brien v. Hawkins Delafield & Wood, LLP

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Paul A. Crotty

Date Filed

November 26, 2013


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