Weingarten Realty Investors Hit With Sex Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 4:54 PM EST) -- Real estate investment trust Weingarten Realty Investors was hit with a sex discrimination suit Monday in Texas federal court by a former executive who accused the company's top brass of maintaining an "elitist 'good-old-boy' network" that discriminated against women.

Former Weingarten director Kristin Horn alleges that Weingarten maintained a hostile work environment in which top male executives frequently berated, embarrassed or mistreated female employees, while also paying them less than their male counterparts within the company. Horn was hired as director of investor relations in January...
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