2nd Circ. Urged To Keep Goldman Sex Bias Claims In Court

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A former employee accusing Goldman Sachs & Co. of sex bias told the Second Circuit on Tuesday that Title VII pattern-or-practice claims cannot be prospectively waived and that therefore the firm's arbitration policy, which precludes class proceedings, should not be enforced.

Lisa Parisi, a former managing director at Goldman, filed a brief urging the Second Circuit to uphold a lower court's decision to refuse to compel arbitration of her individual claims in a putative class action she filed against the firm along with two other women,...
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