Greenberg Traurig Settles Atty's $200M Gender Bias Action

Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Greenberg Traurig LLP has settled a proposed $200 million employee gender bias class action alleging the firm discriminated against its female shareholders, according to joint motions to dismiss filed by the parties in New York and Pennsylvania federal courts on Friday.

The settlement comes almost three months after Greenberg and onetime shareholder Francine Friedman Griesing told a judge that they agreed to mediate claims to sidestep lengthy litigation. Griesing and Greenberg said they expected to schedule and complete mediation within 70 days.

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Case Title

Griesing v. Greenberg Traurig LLP


Case Number

1:12-cv-08734

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

December 3, 2012

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