Goldman Tells 2nd Circ. Sex Bias Suit Belongs In Arbitration

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Goldman Sachs & Co. urged the Second Circuit on Tuesday to enforce its arbitration agreement barring class claims in a former employee's sex bias suit, contending that a pattern-or-practice claim is a method of proof under Title VII, not a substantive right.

The Wall Street giant is asking the appeals court to overturn a New York federal judge's denial of its bid to compel individual arbitration of the claims lodged against the firm by Lisa Parisi, a former managing director who signed an arbitration pact when...
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