Fried Frank Escapes Former Secretary's Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 10:20 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday tossed a suit by a former Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP secretary who accused the firm of age, gender and disability discrimination and retaliation, finding that the secretary had failed to prove she was illegally terminated.

U.S. District Judge Robert W. Sweet granted Fried Frank's motion to dismiss the case with prejudice, finding that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the age and gender claims because they had not first been asserted in a complaint to the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Zito v. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, LLP

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Robert W. Sweet

Date Filed

November 20, 2009

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