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Ex-Morgan Stanley Worker Seeks 2nd Cir. Redo on #MeToo Dismissal

Dec. 27, 2019, 9:15 PM

A former Morgan Stanley associate, who says he experienced harassment and bias at the financial giant because he is openly gay and Muslim, wants the full Second Circuit to reconsider a decision that tests the limits of state laws to restrict arbitration.

Mahmoud Latif asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit for an en banc rehearing Dec. 26. The petition comes two weeks after the appellate court dismissed his challenge of a district court ruling that forced his case into arbitration despite New York’s #MeToo law, which aims to keep many of those types of claims ...