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Law360, Washington (January 3, 2018, 7:57 PM EST) -- A D.C. federal judge Wednesday rejected a temporary office space company’s request to transfer a $150 million unlawful termination and discrimination case to Virginia federal court, saying the company had not adequately demonstrated Virginia’s Eastern District would be a more appropriate venue to address allegations that, on advice from Katten Muchin Rosenman, it fired its former general counsel over her pregnancy and cancer history.

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Case Title

SHAPIRO v. KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN LLP et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-01759

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Trevor N. McFadden

Date Filed

August 28, 2017

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