Quinn Emanuel Beats Ex-Atty's Race Bias Allegations

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 7:55 PM EST) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP on Thursday escaped allegations that it discriminated against an on-call attorney by giving her less work than her colleagues, after a New York federal judge found the lawyer hadn’t demonstrated that her race was a factor in her treatment.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain granted summary judgment for Quinn Emanuel in a suit brought by Kisshia Simmons-Grant, an African-American attorney who accused the firm of discriminating against her by giving the hourly-paid lawyer less work than her white colleagues...
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Case Title

Simmons-Grant v. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP


Case Number

1:11-cv-07706

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Laura Taylor Swain

Date Filed

October 27, 2011

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