Lawyer's Race Bias Suit V. Covington Gets 2nd Shot

Law360, New York (July 24, 2009, 5:18 PM EDT) -- A judge has reinstated the racial bias lawsuit against Covington & Burling LLP leveled by a black attorney who once worked at the firm.

Judge Reggie Walton ruled Friday that Yolanda Young could refile her case against the law firm in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Judge Walton dismissed the case in May after finding that Young and her attorney failed to appear at a court conference and that she failed to follow local and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by not...
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