Jaffe & Asher Loses Bid To Toss Sexual Harassment Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2014, 6:24 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday rejected Jaffe & Asher LLP's attempt to kick gender and domestic violence victim discrimination claims against the firm and its IT manager, ruling that the allegations were severe enough to survive a motion to dismiss.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla allowed former Jaffe & Asher employee Katherine Pryor's claims to advance, including allegations that the firm's IT manager sexually assaulted her at a bar a week after she was beaten by her boyfriend. IT director Jeffrey Tseng's assault...
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Pryor v. Jaffe & Asher LLP et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-04558

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

James C. Francis

Date Filed

July 1, 2013

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