Ex-Holland & Knight Attorney's Claim Tossed

Law360, New York (July 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The wrongful termination suit that former Holland & Knight LLP employment attorney John Weir mounted against the firm was dealt another blow when a district court judge dismissed the only remaining federal claim in the case.

Last Monday, Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the southern New York court tossed the ERISA claim on the grounds that it was “time-barred” by a two-year statute of limitations.

Weir said he was fired on November 15, 2002, at the age of 55—seven years before he would have become eligible...
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