Faruqi & Faruqi Partner Fires Back at Sex Harass Accuser

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 10:14 PM EDT) -- A law firm war over sexual harassment heated up on Tuesday when a Faruqi & Faruqi LLP partner recently accused by an associate of sexual harassment filed a countersuit claiming the lawyer was "obsessed" with him, while admitting in graphic detail of engaging in a sex act with her in his office. 

The former Faruqi & Faruqi litigation associate, Alexandra Marchuk, sued the firm for more than $9 million in New York federal court last month for a list of accusations that partner Juan Monteverde repeatedly...
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Case Title

Marchuk v. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-01669

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

March 13, 2013

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