Ropes & Gray Wins Jury Verdict Quashing Retaliation Claims

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 2:48 PM EST) -- A Boston jury returned a verdict in favor of law firm Ropes & Gray LLP on Thursday in a lawsuit brought by a former associate alleging the firm retaliated against him for filing a racial discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The firm was cleared in August of discrimination claims by former associate John Ray III, who is black, alleging he was not promoted because of his race, but U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns ruled that a jury would decide the retaliation claims....
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Ray v. Ropes & Gray LLP et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Richard G. Stearns

Date Filed

August 2, 2011

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.