Clifford Chance Paid To Settle Race Case: Filing

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 4:14 PM EST) -- A letter lodged in the case of a black former associate who sued two law firms for racial discrimination indicates for the first time that one of the firms, Clifford Chance LLP, paid to settle the suit.

The letter, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, marks a request by the London-based firm to gain a final judgment in the case.

District Judge Harold Baer Jr. told the firm Wednesday it would need to notify plaintiff Caroline Memnon of...
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