Winston & Strawn Can't Win High Court Review In Bias Suit

Law360 (October 7, 2019, 1:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied review of a California appeals court ruling that Winston & Strawn’s arbitration requirement with a former firm attorney was unenforceable, restarting her state court sex discrimination suit.

The denial of certiorari automatically lifts the brake on the case brought two years ago by intellectual property attorney Constance Ramos. The former "income" partner accused her onetime employer of slashing her pay and denying her work on major matters after a man with whom she joined Winston resigned.

After Ramos filed suit in a San Francisco court in 2017, Winston persuaded the trial court to send...

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