Gay Atty Rips Anapol Schwartz's Efforts To Dodge Bias Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (July 12, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT) -- An attorney alleging that anti-gay bias by Anapol Schwartz Weiss Cohan Feldman & Smalley PC and a former partner cost him a lucrative job offer told a Pennsylvania state judge Tuesday that the firm’s latest efforts to dismiss the claims violated Pennsylvania civil procedure.

Attorney Jeffrey S. Downs said the personal injury firm’s efforts earlier in the week to dismiss his defamation claims served to duplicate an earlier filing that was rejected by the court.

“In effect, the defendants are attempting a second bite of the...
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