Ropes & Gray Settles Ex-Partner's Age, Sex Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 16, 2013, 9:26 PM EDT) -- Ropes & Gray LLP has settled a lawsuit by a former partner accusing it of firing her after she complained her work had been handed off to younger, male partners, according to a filing in New York federal court Thursday.

The joint stipulation of dismissal comes less than two months after U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl urged Ropes & Gray to talk settlement with Patricia A. Martone, a once high-level partner in its intellectual property practice who now works at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Martone,...
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