Debevoise Plimpton Battles Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (September 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Both sides have slammed discovery demands in a lawsuit brought by a legal secretary who claims she was the target of age discrimination when she was fired by law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

In a letter to Brooklyn District Judge Lois Bloom on Tuesday, Debevoise agreed the discovery deadline in the case should be extended to give the firm time to depose ousted secretary Mary Wellesley and settle the document disputes.

Debevoise argued that Wellesley, who asked the firm to obtain sworn statements by two...
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