Bingham Seeks Arbitration In Ex-Lawyer's Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 27, 2012, 4:23 PM EDT) -- An attorney for Bingham McCutchen LLP urged a California judge Tuesday to force a former associate to arbitrate allegations that she was wrongfully terminated after developing a rare sleep disorder, saying she agreed to arbitrate her disability discrimination claims when she signed up with the law firm.

"In 2007, if [former associate Hartwell Harris] didn't like the $155,000 job that was being offered her, she had plenty of other opportunities to find another job," Bingham's attorney Debra L. Fischer told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel...
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