Secretaries Hit Paul Hastings With Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT) -- Paul Hastings LLP was sued Friday by two secretaries accusing the law firm of discriminating against them because of their age by laying them off in August citing cost cuts despite ranking highly in independent ratings based on per-lawyer revenue.

In two separate suits filed in California state court, Shawnda Foster, 49, and Anne Hollingsworth, 66, claimed that the firm had laid them off claiming their positions were being eliminated but still posted job openings for legal secretaries, for which it allegedly hired less experienced secretaries....
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