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King & Spalding Fired Atty Who Questioned Ethics, Suit Says

Law360, New York (May 8, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT) -- A former King & Spalding associate filed suit in New York federal court Monday, claiming that the firm wrongfully fired him and prevented retirement plan contributions from vesting because he complained internally about unethical conduct by two partners in a case they worked on involving ZTE Corp.

Plaintiff David A. Joffe, a Harvard educated lawyer who was an associate in the firm’s commercial litigation group, claims the firm froze his pay, removed him from a partnership track, denied him bonuses over a two-year period and eventually...
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Case Information

Case Title

Joffe v. King & Spalding LLP

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: E.R.I.S.A.


Valerie E. Caproni

Date Filed

May 8, 2017

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