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Proskauer Says Partner In Gender Bias Suit Not 'Employee'

Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 3:27 PM EDT) -- Proskauer Rose LLP on Tuesday asked a Washington, D.C., federal court to toss a $50 million gender discrimination suit lodged by a female partner, arguing that she functions as an owner in the firm who isn’t covered by the employment statutes under which she sued. 

The firm contended in a motion to dismiss that the Proskauer partner, who has been allowed to continue with the case under a Jane Doe pseudonym, can’t show that she is a employee and not a business owner under the standard...
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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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