Bloomberg Asks 2nd Circ. To Sink Gay Ex-Director's Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 8:40 PM EDT) -- Bloomberg LP on Wednesday asked the Second Circuit to affirm the dismissal of a sexual orientation and disability discrimination suit brought by a London-based managing director, arguing any claim should have been lodged in the U.K.

Brian Anthony Martinez, who lives in New York but worked in Bloomberg’s London office, signed a contract that required him to litigate any employment-related claims against the media company in U.K. courts, a lawyer for Bloomberg told a panel of judges at oral arguments in Manhattan.

“There is a presumption...
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