Fidelity Saddled Female Attys With Unfair Workload: Fired Atty

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Fidelity National Title Group Inc. was hit Monday with a discrimination suit in California state court from a former attorney alleging her supervisor gave female lawyers disproportionately heavy caseloads and refused to provide her with accommodations after she returned from pregnancy leave.

Jessica Stepp, who said she was obviously expecting when she was hired by Fidelity in May 2010, said her supervisor and coworkers made critical remarks about her pregnancy, encouraged her to stop having children and, when she returned to work after giving birth, her...
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