NY Civilian Review Board Chair Quits After Retaliation Suit

By Kat Greene (April 13, 2016, 9:27 PM EDT) -- Attorney Richard Emery of Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abadi LLP resigned from New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board a day after the board's executive director filed a suit alleging he retaliated against her for complaining when he called her names, her attorney confirmed Wednesday.

CCRB Executive Director Mina Malik said Emery called her a gender-based slur when she and another female employee questioned his approach to a complaint, according to a suit she filed in New York state court on Tuesday.

"I don't know why everyone is acting like a bunch of pussies," Emery allegedly said when she and the...

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