Anapol Schwartz Can't Duck Gay Atty's Bias Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (September 20, 2013, 2:31 PM EDT) -- An attorney who alleges that a culture of anti-gay bias at Anapol Schwartz Weiss Cohan Feldman & Smalley PC derailed a lucrative job opportunity can move forward with his claims after a Pennsylvania judge dismissed the firm’s objections to the suit in an order filed Tuesday.

Judge Marlene Lachman in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas said she was not convinced by arguments that former Anapol Schwartz partner Mark LeWinter did not defame plaintiff Jeffrey Downs when he told officials at Raynes McCarty — which...
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