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KPMG Loses Sanctions Bid In $400M Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (September 29, 2014, 7:56 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge has denied KPMG LLP's bid to penalize female employees accusing the firm in a $400 million Equal Pay Act collective action of underpaying them for allegedly wasting the court's time with baseless discovery filings, saying the withdrawal of a document review request did not warrant sanctions.

U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield rejected a Sept. 18 letter motion by KPMG to recover attorneys' fees and costs incurred in responding to the withdrawn request and obtain a protective order barring plaintiffs from...
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Kassman v. KPMG LLP


Case Number

1:11-cv-03743

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Lorna G. Schofield

Date Filed

June 2, 2011

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