EEOC Attacks Law Firm Retirement Again

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 2:02 PM EST) -- Several years ago, the controversial issue of mandatory retirement of law firm partners reached the Seventh Circuit, which rendered an equivocal decision resulting in an expensive settlement for Sidley Austin LLP. That issue is not dead.

The EEOC has now filed another age bias suit against another international law firm, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, which required mandatory retirement of partners at the age of 70.

EEOC v. Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

On Jan. 28, 2010, the EEOC filed a complaint against Kelley Drye on...
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