Ex-Faruqi Atty Ramps Up Claims In Sex Harassment Fracas

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A former Faruqi & Faruqi LLP associate has added retaliation claims to her sexual harassment lawsuit against the firm and a senior partner, saying they knowingly published false information about her to bolster their $15 million counterclaim that described sexual activity between the two individuals as consensual.

The additional claim brought by former F&F litigation associate Alexandra Marchuk increases the damages she is seeking against the firm and partner Juan Monteverde to more than $10 million. Her amended complaint, filed April 23, alleges Monteverde groped her...
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