Judge Won't Recuse Self Over E-Discovery In Publicis Suit

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 1:36 PM EDT) -- A New York magistrate judge declined Friday to recuse himself from a putative class action accusing advertising company Publicis Groupe SA of sex discrimination, saying the removal request stemming from his stance on a type of e-discovery technology came too late.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck said the plaintiffs, female public relations representatives who allege Publicis relegated female employees to low-level positions, knew of his support for predictive coding technology — which allows for automated searching during discovery — since at least December. Thus, he...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Andrew L. Carter, Jr

Date Filed

February 24, 2011

Law Firms


Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.