Ex-Weil Gotshal Employee Denied New Trial

Law360, New York (October 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court judge has refused to give a former Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP employee a second shot at recouping damages for the emotional pain she claims to have suffered after being harassed and fired from the firm.

Judge Brian Cogan on Saturday sided with the jury verdict against Cherrine Jackman, finding that the emotional distress she endured was not caused entirely by the retaliation the law firm took against her for complaining of sexual harassment.

“The most likely view of the evidence, and the...
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