2nd Circ. Revives Fired Worker's Retaliation Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (December 16, 2013, 5:32 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Monday revived retaliation claims in a lawsuit brought by a former employee against real estate management firm The Andalex Group LLC, holding that there are genuine disputes as to material facts that preclude summary judgment.

In a split opinion, the three-judge appellate panel on Monday affirmed U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest's summary judgment dismissing Zann Kwan's 2010 complaint alleging employment discrimination based on national origin and gender and creating a hostile work environment, but restored Kwan's retaliation claims.

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