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Fox Rothschild Shakes Off Sex Bias Claims From Former Assistant

Oct. 22, 2020, 12:30 AM

Fox Rothschild LLP convinced a federal judge in New Jersey on Wednesday to dismiss all but one of the claims lodged against it by a former administrative assistant who claims to have suffered sexual harassment while on the job.

Stephanie Jones alleges that Ian Siminoff, a Fox Rothschild attorney, sent sexually explicit texts to her and engaged her in inappropriate conversations while working at the firm’s Morristown, N.J., office between 2014 and 2017.

Though Siminoff purportedly sent some of the texts from New York, all of the alleged misconduct took place in New Jersey, Judge Susan D. Wigenton said for...

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