Dukes Doesn't Doom $400M KPMG Sex Bias Action

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 10:12 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday refused to toss class claims from a gender bias lawsuit seeking more than $400 million in damages from KPMG LLP, rejecting the accounting giant's claim that the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Dukes decision should nix the class allegations.

U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman denied the bulk of KPMG's motion to dismiss most of the claims, including all class claims, in a lawsuit accusing the firm of discriminating against female employees, elbowing women out of the partnership track and...
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Kassman v. KPMG LLP


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1:11-cv-03743

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Lorna G. Schofield

Date Filed

June 2, 2011

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