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Howrey Slapped With $30M Racial Discrimination Suit [USA]

Author: Jeff Jeffrey, Blog of Legal Times [USA], Published on: 27 January 2010

A former associate filed suit against Howrey this morning, alleging that the law firm routinely subjected her to discriminatory treatment based on her race. Kamisha Menns, a black woman born in Jamaica, says in the complaint, filed in D.C. Superior Court today, that Howrey violated the D.C. Human Rights Act by retaliating against her, creating a hostile work environment, and inflicting emotional distress, both intentionally and negligently... In a statement, Howrey said, “Personnel issues are always confidential and we will have no comment on this particular matter. As a matter of record, it should be noted that Howrey has been a leader among law firms in the area of diversity..."

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