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Proskauer Sex Bias Case May Prompt More 'Jane Doe' Suits

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge's recent decision to allow a Proskauer Rose LLP partner who brought a $50 million gender discrimination suit against the firm to proceed under the pseudonym "Jane Doe" may spur an increase in bias plaintiffs seeking to pursue their suits anonymously, experts say.

The Proskauer partner convinced U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to grant her request to proceed with the case under the Doe pseudonym and file personally identifying information under seal. (Law360) The Proskauer partner convinced U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson...
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Case Title

DOE v. PROSKAUER ROSE, LLP


Case Number

1:17-cv-00901

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Amy Berman Jackson

Date Filed

May 12, 2017

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