2nd Circ. Ejects Ex-DLA Piper Atty's Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Friday again rebuffed an appeal by a former DLA Piper attorney who claims the firm retaliated against her on the basis of her race.

A three-judge panel denied Charlene Morisseau’s bid to transfer the case and dismissed her appeal, saying she had failed to file a brief in the matter.

The development marks the latest blow to Morisseau in her long-running quest to hold the firm accountable for retaliatory behavior she alleges includes firing her because she was black, smearing her in...
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Case Information

Case Title

Morisseau v. DLA Piper L.L.P. (U.S.)

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

January 8, 2010

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