Kelley Drye, EEOC In Talks To Resolve Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 7:35 PM EST) -- Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission met on Friday to discuss a potential settlement in the agency's closely watched age discrimination lawsuit over the firm's mandatory retirement policy.

The EEOC's suit against the firm, filed in New York federal court in January 2010, asserts that the practice of stripping partners of their equity stake in the firm at age 70 violates the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The agency has forged ahead with the case, even though Kelley Drye...
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