DC Law Firm Settles EEOC Pregnancy Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 3:06 PM EDT) -- Washington-based law firm James E. Brown & Associates PLLC has agreed to settle the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's lawsuit accusing the firm of revoking a job offer it made to an associate after learning she was pregnant, the agency said Tuesday.

The firm, which specializes in educational solutions for children with special needs, has agreed to pay $18,000 to Zorayda J. Moreira-Smith, the attorney whose job offer the EEOC claims the firm rescinded because of her pregnancy.

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