Confidentiality Deal Doesn't Bar Bias Docs, Judge Says

Law360, New York (November 29, 2017, 6:47 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge ordered a design firm on Tuesday to give a former worker's bias complaints to another ex-worker who alleges she was sexually harassed into quitting, rejecting the company’s argument that a confidential settlement in the prior suit blocks the workers’ shared attorney from getting the documents.

Judge Barbara Moses said The Office of Thierry W. Despont Ltd. can’t hide behind a deal ending former worker Dominique Moore’s discrimination suit, saying it would lead to “absurd results” to find that Wigdor LLP,  which represented Moore...
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Case Title

Sunaz v. Despont Studios LLC et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-01979

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

George B. Daniels

Date Filed

March 17, 2017

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