Ex-Stark Reagan Attys Can Bring Age Bias Suit: Court

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT) -- A Michigan appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court’s ruling that dismissed two former Stark Reagan partners' age discrimination suit against the firm, saying the attorneys’ suit was not barred by an arbitration clause in a shareholders’ agreement.

The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s decision granting summary judgment to Stark Reagan and the eight other partners named as defendants in the suit, and remanded the case for further proceedings. 

The appeals court found that the age discrimination claims fell outside the limits of the...
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