Jones Day Bias Accusers Can't Expand Case, For Now

Law360 (September 6, 2019, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Friday granted Jones Day's motion to strike an expanded complaint in a suit alleging the law firm discriminates against women, ruling it was improperly filed, though he'll let the two sides argue the merits of allowing the amended pleadings.

In a two-page order, U.S. District Judge Randolph D. Moss agreed with Jones Day that the female lawyers improperly updated their $200 million proposed class and collective action. The women filed a first amended complaint with new allegations after three of them gave up their anonymity.

They then filed a second amended complaint when a fourth...

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