Ropes & Gray Denies Retaliating Against Ex-Associate

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Ropes & Gray LLP urged a Massachusetts federal court on Friday to reject claims made by a former associate in his racial discrimination suit against the firm, saying he was not subjected to retaliation after he submitted a complaint to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission.

John H. Ray III, who sued the firm in August 2011 alleging that he he faced multiple instances of discrimination at Ropes & Gray because he is black, said the firm took revenge against him on May 15, 2009 —...
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