Latham Must Face Ex-Secretary's Pregnancy Bias Claim

Law360, New York (October 24, 2013, 7:47 PM ET) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Wednesday pared claims from a former secretary's pregnancy bias suit against Latham & Watkins LLP, but opted to allow both a federal and state discrimination claim to move forward.

Ruling on Latham's motion to dismiss former staffer Demetria Peart's lawsuit — which claims the firm axed her because of the amount of time she had to take off due to pregnancy complications —  in its entirety, U.S. District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer nixed state law claims for breach of an...
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Case Information

Case Title

v. Latham & Watkins, LLP

Case Number



District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Rosemary M. Collyer

Date Filed

April 22, 2013

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