Faruqi Says Sanctions Not Warranted In Sex Harassment Row

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT) -- An attorney representing Faruqi & Faruqi LLP in a former associate's sexual harassment suit urged a New York federal court on Wednesday to rebuff the plaintiff's bid for sanctions over the firm's filing of counterclaims against her, which the firm is withdrawing.

The firm asked the court on Monday for permission to voluntarily withdraw its $15 million counterclaim, which was based on the idea that former firm litigation associate Alexandra Marchuk had anonymously emailed her complaint to members of the media, firm clients and a partner's...
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