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Legal Aid Society Lawyer Denounced as ‘Racist’ Loses Lawsuit

June 6, 2022, 4:47 PM

The Legal Aid Society defeated a White staff attorney’s claims that it subjected her to a hostile work environment when it issued a public statement opposing her newspaper op-ed criticizing the New York City Department of Education’s anti-bias training, and retweeted a statement by the societys Black lawyers group denouncing her as a “racist.”

Maud Maron failed to describe actions by the LAS that were severe or pervasive enough to violate Title VII of the 1964 Civil Right Act, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York said in a decision to dismiss her suit, entered on ...