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Manhattan Firm Faces Sex, Race Bias Claims By Associate

Law360 (February 28, 2018, 8:55 PM EST) -- An estate planning associate hit her Manhattan boutique firm and her supervisor with a sex and race bias suit in New York state court Wednesday, claiming the supervisor repeatedly came on to her and cut her hours after she reported him to management.

Leilani Kali Rivers, who is black and Hispanic, alleged McCormick & O’Brien LLP partner Paul Gottlieb subjected her to “sexual propositions, off-color remarks, sexual and sexist comments, lascivious ogling, and perverted sexual banter” that included comparing her to a black secretary with whom...
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