Judge Tosses Discrimination Suit Against Law Firm

Law360, New York (June 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit brought by a fired office manager against Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, saying the former employee had failed to connect an incident with a partner to her termination.

Judge Joe Billy McCade of the U.S. District Court for the District of Central Illinois dismissed the case on June 5.

Pamela Swisher brought the suit against Hinshaw & Culbertson in June 2005, alleging that her firing was tied to an alleged incident where a partner made a sexual advance and she...
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