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Sex, Lawyers, discrimination at Jones Day L.A.

Nov 10, 2010 LAW FIRMS Ex-Jones Day Secretary Sues, Claims Layoffs Targeted Minorities, Troublemakers By Debra Cassens Weiss Nov 9, 2010, 05:30 am CST An African-American legal secretary laid off by Jones Day after nearly 18…

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UK firms may be forced to publish diversity profiles

Sep 8, 2010 The UK Legal Services Board is considering a plan that would require law firms and chambers to publish information about the diversity of their staff, including age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual…

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Survey results reveal plight of female law partners

Apr 30, 2010 Interesting article on the results of a recent survey of 700 female law partners at regional and international firms. While the difficulties faced by women in the legal profession are well known, some of the results…

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Howrey hit with $30m racial discrimination suit

Jan 27, 2010 A former associate filed suit against Howrey this morning, alleging that the law firm routinely subjected her to discriminatory treatment based on her race. Kamisha Menns, a black woman born in Jamaica, says in the…

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Ex-Dechert lawyer sues firm for discrimination

Oct 7, 2008 Marc Lubin, a former Dechert has filed suit against the firm in New York claiming it exaggerated the extent of its corporate work in order to woo him, did not provide the touted opportunities, and then fired him in part…

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