Quinn Emanuel Says Fed. Ruling Bars NY Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT) -- A former Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP attorney can't bring retaliation claims against the firm, its attorney told a New York state appeals court panel Thursday, arguing that nonfederal claims are prohibited by factual findings a federal judge made when evaluating claims brought under federal law. 

Lawrence R. Sandak of Proskauer Rose LLP, who represents Quinn Emanuel, said during a hearing that because a federal judge had made factual findings about former Quinn Emanuel staff attorney Kisshia Simmons-Grant's retaliation claims when tossing those allegations brought...
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