Friedman Schuman Escapes Race Bias Suit In 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 6:40 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit Wednesday threw out a legal secretary’s racial discrimination lawsuit against Pennsylvania law firm Friedman Schuman Applebaum Nemeroff & McCaffery PC, finding she could not prove discriminatory motives and offered no rebuttal to the firm’s claim that it fired her for performance.

The three-judge panel affirmed the district court’s dismissal of Asian American Yi Groeber’s Title VII suit against the firm, ruling that her argument that the firm hired white women instead of promoting her was not sufficient to prove racial discrimination and finding...
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