Faruqi Harassment Accuser Fights To Keep Defamation Claim

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 3:19 PM EST) -- The former associate suing Faruqi & Faruqi LLP for sexual harassment urged a New York federal judge Wednesday to reject the firm's bid to toss her defamation claims over a press release announcing counterclaims that painted her as a spurned lover who carried out an extortionate email campaign.

In a memorandum filed in opposition to the firm's motion for partial summary judgment, former Faruqi associate Alexandra Marchuk opted not to contest Faruqi's request that the judge nix her sexual harassment and retaliation claims against Nadeem and...
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