Faruqi Seeks Toss Of Ex-Atty's 'Malicious' Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT) -- Faruqi & Faruqi LLP urged a New York federal court Tuesday to dismiss claims by a former associate who alleges she was sexually harassed by a co-worker, saying any liaison between the pair was "consensual and welcomed" and even if it was not, that did not mean the accuser worked in a hostile environment.

Even if Alexandra Marchuk was subjected to unwanted sexual advances by F&F partner Juan Monteverde, as she asserts in her March lawsuit, her sexual harassment claims against the firm should be tossed...
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