Patton Boggs Slams Ex-Worker's $12M Sexual Harassment Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 1, 2012, 8:40 PM EDT) -- Patton Boggs LLP on Tuesday said a former employee who hit the law firm with a $12 million sexual harassment suit last month was terminated after other employees complained about her workplace conduct.

Kristine Colombo, who worked at the firm as a business development coordinator from 2007 until September 2011, claims a Patton Boggs co-worker sexually harassed and choked her during a happy hour event held at the firm's Washington offices. The suit was filed April 11 in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia....
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