Greenberg Traurig, Female Partners Square Off In Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 5:48 PM EST) -- Greenberg Traurig LLP, accused of discriminating against its female shareholders in a proposed $200 million class action, said Friday that the case belongs in Pennsylvania, where the lead plaintiff worked, and accused her attorneys of forum-shopping by trying to get a New York judge to determine whether she is bound to resolve her claims through arbitration.

At a hearing in Manhattan, an attorney representing the firm told U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III that questions over whether lead plaintiff Francine Griesing's sex discrimination claims belong...
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Case Title

Griesing v. Greenberg Traurig LLP


Case Number

1:12-cv-08734

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

December 3, 2012

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