Bloomberg Law
May 4, 2018, 8:40 PM

Associates Suing MoFo Ask for Pseudonyms

Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Special Correspondent

Morrison & Foerster was hit May 3 with a proposed class action by three associates who allege they were discriminated against after taking maternity leave. What makes the case unusual is that the associates are hoping to sue anonymously.

The women, all based in California, allege they were held back a year and cut off from work opportunities after they became pregnant and took maternity leave.

The plaintiffs’ attorneys have said they sued under pseudonyms to protect the women from press scrutiny as the lawsuit gets underway. The women know that if the case heads to trial, their names will ...

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