Gay Atty Slams Anapol Schwartz's Defense In Bias Suit

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT) -- An attorney alleging anti-gay bias by Anapol Schwartz Weiss Cohan Feldman & Smalley PC and a former partner cost him a lucrative job offer asked a Pennsylvania state court Friday to reject their assertion that the statements they made about his judgment and character weren’t defamatory.

Attorney Jeffrey S. Downs, who is gay, told the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas that the preliminary objections filed by Anapol Schwartz, former shareholder Mark LeWinter and current shareholder Sol Weiss are attempts to unduly simplify the law by contending...
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