Bloomberg Law
July 16, 2020, 4:02 PM

Jones Day Avoids Fact That Press Release Malicious, Couple Says

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

A Jones Day court filing “scrupulously avoids quoting” the knowingly false and harmful statements in a “malicious” press release it issued after being sued for parental leave and other sex discrimination, and the firm should face an additional claim for its post-suit retaliation, the married couple who filed the suit told a D.C. federal court.

The firm instead tries to hide behind the “strawman” that the couple spoke to the media about their August 2019 lawsuit under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and various other laws before filing it and “then called Jones Day a lawbreaker for ...

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