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King & Spalding To Face Trial In Ex-Associate's Firing Suit

Law360 (June 8, 2018, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday denied King & Spalding LLP's bid to escape a former associate's retaliatory firing suit, picking apart the firm's defenses after it neglected her admonition to settle the suit at a hearing last month.

U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni rejected the firm’s claims in a motion for summary judgment that it demoted and later fired ex-associate David Joffe because of declining results and a series of administrative lapses, a little over two weeks after she gave the firm until June 8 to resolve the...
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Case Information

Case Title

v. King & Spalding LLP

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

791(Labor: E.R.I.S.A.)


Valerie E. Caproni

Date Filed

May 8, 2017

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