Calif. Firm Procopio Faces Defamation Suit From Fired Atty

By Mike LaSusa (June 24, 2020, 7:08 PM EDT) -- An attorney who was fired from her job as an associate at San Diego-based Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP has filed a lawsuit in state court claiming the firm and several partners harassed, defamed and discriminated against her before giving her the boot when she spoke out.

The attorney, who brought the suit Tuesday under the pseudonym Jane Doe, accuses Procopio of wrongfully firing her after she complained about a "campaign" against her waged by her supervisor, who allegedly favored a younger, male attorney to take her place.

When Doe sought out her own representation after she was told she...

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