Ex-Menard GC Can't Get Job Back After Bias Case

Law360, New York (July 21, 2010, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court vacated an arbitration award Wednesday that required Menard Inc. to reinstate a former general counsel who prevailed in a sex bias fight, ruling that acrimony on both sides could cause the attorney to breach her duty of loyalty to the retailer.

In a 4-3 reversal of an appellate court's decision, the state's highest court remanded the case to the trial court to determine a front-pay award for ex-Menard general counsel and Vice President Dawn Sands in lieu of reinstatement.

Justice Michael J....
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