Cozen O'Connor Firing Sexist, Retaliatory: Suit

Law360, New York (September 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- According to her new suit, an attorney was fired by her former firm of Cozen O'Connor PC after she complained that her gender and the firm's antiquated ideas about women had garnered her unfair treatment.

In a suit filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Patricia Biswanger said she was the only politically active woman in Cozen O'Connor's Philadelphia headquarters and the only attorney there whose political activities were curbed by the firm. She was fired, she said, in...
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