Fired Lawyer Sues Allen & Overy For $35M In Sex Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 9, 2011, 10:44 PM EDT) -- A former banking and finance attorney at Allen & Overy LLP’s Moscow office sued the firm for $35 million in New York state court Thursday, alleging she was harassed and then wrongfully terminated after a sexual encounter with her supervisor.

The lawsuit is the latest fallout from the firm’s January 2009 sacking of Deidre Clark, who says Allen & Overy used her sexually explicit online novel as a pretext to fire her. Clark generated headlines last year when she filed a £3.5 million sex discrimination suit...
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