Covington Seeks Sanctions In Revived Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Covington & Burling LLP has moved for sanctions in a recently reinstated case accusing the firm of race discrimination against a black attorney who once worked there, arguing that the former employee and her attorney have failed to comply with court rules and deadlines.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Covington asked the court to impose $4,800 in sanctions on Yolanda Young and her counsel, costs the firm said it unnecessarily incurred drafting motions and attending a...
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