5th Circ. Affirms Dismissal Of Atty's Age Bias Claim

Law360, New York (July 6, 2010, 4:19 PM EDT) -- An attorney who lost an in-house counsel job at software development and licensing company BMC Software Inc. to a younger applicant has also lost his age discrimination suit, now that a federal appeals court has affirmed the case's dismissal.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Friday that Michael Moss had not shown that the company's reason for not hiring him — his supposed lack of experience with one kind of software licensing transaction — was just a pretext...
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