Fired Morgan Stanley Director Cites 'Anti-Jewish Sentiment'

Law360 (January 31, 2020, 10:47 PM EST) -- A 73-year-old former director of wealth management at Morgan Stanley & Co. who is a practicing Orthodox Jew filed a in New York state court Thursday alleging religious and age discrimination, saying supervisors trumped up allegations of improper trades and falsified forms as a pretext for firing him.

Brooklyn resident Yitzchok Asher Goodman accused his longtime employer Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and two of its employees of discriminating against him on the basis of age and religion, saying "anti-Jewish sentiment was pervasive throughout the office."

Goodman said he endured harassment and a hostile work environment.

Beginning in 1982, Goodman worked...

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