Bloomberg Law
May 2, 2019, 3:14 PM

Morrison & Foerster Trims Some Female Attorneys’ Claims, For Now

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

Two women among a group of female associates accusing Morrison & Foerster LLP of pregnancy discrimination must replead some or all of their claims, a federal judge ruled.

Jane Doe 5 was too late with her claims under federal and District of Columbia law, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said May 1. Jane Doe 4’s allegations were insufficient to support her argument that a release she signed was unduly influenced by the dire economic situation caused by her termination, the court said.

Both women may amend their pleadings to try to fix those deficiencies, Magistrate ...

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