Allen & Overy Fails To Ax Ex-Attorney's Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 2:21 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge has refused to toss a $35 million sexual harassment and discrimination suit against Allen & Overy LLP brought by a former attorney, finding in an order made publicly available Monday that the lawyer had standing to bring the claims.

Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Marcy S. Friedman denied the firm’s motion to dismiss Deidre Clark’s suit alleging she was harassed and then wrongfully terminated after a sexual encounter with her supervisor while working in the firm’s Moscow office.

Judge Friedman found Clark...
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