Faruqi Tries To Cut Ex-Employee's $22M Sex Harassment Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 18, 2013, 5:52 PM EST) -- Faruqi & Faruqi LLP on Wednesday pushed to trim claims in a $22 million sexual harassment suit against the firm that alleged a Faruqi partner sexually assaulted a former associate, arguing that the plaintiff could not bring Title VII claims against people.

Faruqi asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to drop sexual harassment and retaliation claims against Nadeem and Lubna Faruqi, the firm’s founders, and Juan Monteverde, the partner who allegedly forced the plaintiff to have sex with him, because...
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