Covington Takes Aim At More Claims In Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 5:35 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP has asked a judge to toss more claims in a suit brought by a black attorney who claims she was mistreated because of her race and retaliated against by the firm for complaining about it.

The firm filed a motion for summary judgment Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, arguing that former staff attorney Yolanda Young lacks standing to bring claims against the firm’s allegedly discriminatory hiring policies for associates, of counsel and partners since her position...
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