Ex-SEIU Director Sues NJ Law Firm Over Bias Claim Work

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 5:49 PM EST) -- A former director of administrative organization with the Service Employees International Union of New Jersey has launched a malpractice suit against Fox & Fox LLC, claiming the law firm wrongfully failed to include a discrimination claim in her employment action against the union.

Plaintiff Odette Machado contends in a Feb. 11 complaint in Essex County Superior Court that the firm — which withdrew from the underlying litigation because of a conflict — knew that her firing was the product of discrimination and retaliation tied to a...
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