Proskauer Atty Faces Grilling In Clifford Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 10, 2009, 6:35 PM EDT) -- A Proskauer Rose LLP associate who was disqualified from representing Clifford Chance US LLP in a $75 million race discrimination suit will be deposed by the plaintiff in the case, a magistrate judge has ruled.

Rejecting calls by Clifford Chance for a protective order shielding the attorney, Amy Melican, from questioning, Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said Thursday that the proposed deposition was “the only course of action” consistent with the court's disqualification order last...
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