Ex-Ropes & Gray Atty Accuses Firm Of Race Bias

Law360, New York (August 2, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Ropes & Gray LLP was sued Tuesday in Massachusetts federal court by an attorney who says the firm fired him when he took his racial discrimination complaints to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

John H. Ray III, who is black, says his former employer maintained a discriminatory culture against its black employees and retaliated against him. After he raised objections to his treatment by the firm, it fired him and attempted to derail his attempts to find future employment, the plaintiff alleges in his pro...
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