Chadbourne Loses Bid To Kill Attys' Gender Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 5:23 PM EDT) -- Chadbourne & Parke LLP on Wednesday lost its bid for a quick dismissal of a $100 million proposed gender bias suit brought by several female attorneys, with a New York federal judge saying that the title of “partner” isn’t enough to automatically deem that the women are shareholders in the firm not entitled to protection under anti-discrimination law.

The judge said that the question of the women attorneys' employment status must be analyzed using a six-prong test outlined by the high court in a 2003 case...
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Case Title

Campbell v. Chadbourne & Parke LLP


Case Number

1:16-cv-06832

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

August 31, 2016

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