Allen & Overy Settles Religious Bias Lawsuit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Allen & Overy LLP has resolved a religious discrimination suit brought by a former New York associate who claimed he was fired for observing Jewish laws.

The London-based firm confirmed in a statement Wednesday that the dispute with Norman D. Schoenfeld had been resolved and was expected to close in the near future.

Schoenfeld, an observant Jew, brought the suit in December claiming that the firm had discriminated against him because he was unable to work during the Jewish Sabbath, which lasts from sundown Friday to...
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