Latham & Watkins Settles Ex-Secretary's Pregnancy Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 26, 2013, 8:02 PM EST) -- Latham & Watkins LLP has reached an agreement to resolve remaining claims in a former secretary's pregnancy bias suit against the firm and will not file a response to the plaintiff’s amended complaint, according to court documents filed in Washington, D.C., federal court on Monday.

The settlement comes a month after a district judge pared claims from the suit but opted to allow both a federal and state discrimination claim to move forward. Ruling on Latham's motion to dismiss former staffer Demetria Peart's lawsuit — which...
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