Ex-Faruqi Atty Seeks Sanctions In Sex Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Former Faruqi & Faruqi LLP litigation associate Alexandra Marchuk on Tuesday fired back at the $15 million counterclaim her former employer lodged in her sexual harassment suit, saying she would seek sanctions for the firm's failure to withdraw the claim in light of “bombshell information.”

In her sexual harassment suit, Marchuk alleges that senior partner Juan Monteverde groped her and coerced her into having sex with him after the firm’s holiday party in December 2011, while the firm maintains in its counterclaim that these allegations are contradicted by...
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