2nd Circ. Tosses DLA Piper Atty's Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2009, 6:33 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has thrown out the case of a former DLA Piper attorney who sued the firm and 11 co-workers for race discrimination and retaliation, finding that a lower court properly ruled in favor of the firm.

In a one-page summary order, a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the district court ruling dismissing Charlene Morisseau's suit, although they provided little explanation for their decision.

“We have considered all of Morisseau’s arguments on appeal and find them...
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