Judge Denies GE's Bid In Counsel's Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has denied General Electric Company's bid to strike the class action allegations from a gender discrimination lawsuit, a motion the company filed because the plaintiff's position as GE general counsel ostensibly gave her access to confidential information.

Judge Peter C. Dorsey of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut said in a ruling Wednesday that given the strict legal standards for motions to strike, he was currently precluded from deciding whether Lorene Schaefer, the top legal employee at GE's transportation division, was...
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