Ex-Senior Counsel Accuses Akin Gump Of Age Bias

Law360, New York (March 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former senior counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Washington, D.C. office has sued the law firm, alleging he was harassed and eventually fired because of his age.

Donald G. Gross, who was booted out of the firm at the age of 51, brought the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Feb. 26, claiming he was repeatedly undermined because of his age and was eventually terminated in October 2004.

As senior counsel, Gross worked on organizing the...
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