Asian Ex-Assoc. Sues Nixon Peabody For Bias

Law360, New York (January 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former associate in Nixon Peabody LLP's Los Angeles office has filed a discrimination suit against the firm, alleging that he was the victim of homophobic jokes and that he was picked on and terminated for being an Asian-American male.

Henry Har lodged the suit in the Superior Court of the State of California on Dec. 22, also accusing the firm of intentional infliction of emotional distress and wrongful discharge in violation of common law and California labor laws.

Nixon Peabody pegged Har's February 2008 termination...
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