Bloomberg Law
Sept. 10, 2019, 3:27 PM

Morrison & Foerster Wants Records From Female Lawyer’s New Firm

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

Morrison & Foerster LLP shouldn’t be allowed to obtain employment records from the new firm of a former female associate suing MoFo for alleged sex bias, she told the Northern District of California.

MoFo counters that the information is relevant to Jane Doe 4’s retaliation claims in the proposed nationwide employment discrimination class action against the firm.

The anonymous suit alleges systemic bias against pregnant women and new mothers. Doe 4’s claims include that MoFo provided negative references to potential employers after it learned she was going to pursue discrimination claims against it.

“MoFo’s proposed subpoena is both premature and ...

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