Clifford Chance Denies Claims Of Sex, Race Bias

Law360, New York (December 1, 2010, 8:01 PM EST) -- Clifford Chance LLP is denying allegations it illegally discriminated against a black, Caribbean-born attorney when it fired her and other minorities in her practice group.

The firm said its firing of Karen Ramdhanie, a senior associate, was done in “good faith for legitimate, nondiscriminatory, nonretaliatory reasons and/or for good cause” in an answer filed Nov. 18 in New York Supreme Court.

Ramdhanie sued the firm in October, claiming it discriminated on the basis of race, sex, age and national origin by targeting her and other minority...
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