Judge Dismisses Former Covington Staff Attorney's Discrimination Suit [USA]

Author: Zoe Tillman, BLT: The Blog of Legal Times [USA], Published on: 7 March 2012

Covington & Burling won the dismissal...of a former staff attorney's discrimination lawsuit against the firm. Yolanda Young, who worked as a staff attorney…sued the firm…claiming she faced unlawful retaliation after she complained about what she believed was racial discrimination…U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton found that Young failed to meet her burden for claiming discrimination and unlawful retaliation…Young declined to comment. Covington…issued a statement…“...We are gratified by the ruling and regret that a number of our employees and attorneys were the subject of unfair and unfounded accusations,"...

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