Ex-Seyfarth Shaw Atty Says Boss's Lies Got Him Fired

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 9:56 PM EST) -- A former Seyfarth Shaw LLP attorney filed a defamation suit Friday targeting the firm and his former supervisor, alleging that he lost his job at the firm because his ex-boss told lies implying he was unable to perform his duties.

Louis Antonacci, who worked at Seyfarth Shaw in its Chicago office from August 2011 to May, claims his supervisor Anita Ponder wrote a slanderous email about him and that the firm knew she had a history of making “unreasonable demands” on her subordinates, resulting in her...
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