Attorney Fired For Bad Judgment, Not Gender: Cozen

Law360, New York (November 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Cozen O'Connor PC has responded to former attorney Patricia Biswanger's discrimination suit by saying it fired her because she flagrantly ignored a ban on the use of firm resources for personal political goals.

In her employment there and in her firing, Biswanger, who sued the firm in September, never encountered any gender-based discrimination or retaliation, Cozen O'Connor said. She did, however, encounter disciplinary actions for repeated violations of the ban, the firm added.

“The firm did not object to Ms. Biswanger’s political involvement. Rather, the firm...
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