Morgan Lewis Wins Appeal In Secretary's Retaliation Case

Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 6:12 PM EST) -- A California state appeals court on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of a legal secretary's suit accusing Philadelphia-based law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP of violating their employment contract and retaliating against her for taking medical leave.

In an unpublished opinion, a three-judge panel sided with a lower court’s decision that Tara Terry had exceeded the two-year statute of limitations on her claims that the firm had backed out on an oral offer of a bonus that had not been recorded in their written employment contract....
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