Lucasfilm Settles Pregnancy Bias Saga

Law360, San Diego (October 30, 2013, 10:30 PM EDT) -- A protracted dispute between Lucasfilm Ltd. and a woman accusing the company of withdrawing a job offer because of her pregnancy was dismissed by a California state court Tuesday, after the parties reportedly reached a settlement.

Julie Veronese’s suit, which was filed against George Lucas' film and entertainment company in 2009, was moving toward a second trial set for late January, but the parties struck a deal to resolve the action, according to a news report by the Marin Independent Journal.

Attorneys representing Veronese and Lucasfilm...
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