Greenberg Traurig Atty Mocked Disability, Ex-Secretary Says

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 3:35 PM EST) -- A former Greenberg Traurig LLP legal secretary accused the firm Friday of discriminating against her after she injured her wrists, and alleged that one of Greenberg Traurig's media and entertainment attorneys repeatedly harassed her based on the disability.

Vanessa Sainz, who previously worked as a legal secretary in the firm's Los Angeles office, launched the suit in California state court alleging a host of employment violations, including discrimination based on a disability, retaliation and wrongful firing. The suit also levels harassment claims against Greenberg Traurig and...
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