Orrick, Ex-Associate Resolve Dispute Over Failed Promotion

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 3:13 PM EST) -- Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and a former associate last week agreed to end the former employee's breach of contract suit in New York state court accusing the firm of falsely promising him a promotion to get him to stay with the firm.

Former intellectual property associate Patrick J. Hoeffner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and four former Orrick partners signed off on a Feb. 22 stipulation of discontinuance, suggesting the parties have reached an agreement that closes out Hoeffner’s 2005 suit accusing the firm of promising...
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