News Year: 2011

The New Republic, December 14, 2011 – The ‘Mancession’ Fallacy: A New Sitcom That Gets Everything Wrong About Our Economic Recovery

December 14th, 2011

With unemployment an ongoing issue and women now outnumbering men in the workforce, the new comedy series “Work It” follows two alpha males who realize the only way to beat the current “mancession” and land a job in pharmaceutical sales is to pass themselves off as women. Hardly cutting edge comedy, “Work It!” comes across […]

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New York Law Journal, October 6, 2011 – Ex-Proskauer CFO Sues Firm for Gender Bias

October 6th, 2011

Brendan Pierson   Proskauer Rose has been hit with a $10 million gender discrimination suit by its former chief financial officer, Elly Rosenthal, who alleges the firm marginalized her and eventually fired her after she took leave for breast cancer treatment. In Rosenthal v. Proskauer Rose, 111343-11, filed yesterday in Manhattan Supreme Court, Ms. Rosenthal, […]

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Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2011 – Former Proskauer CFO Hits Firm With Discrimination Suit

October 5th, 2011

As it appeared in the Wall Street Journal Proskauer Rose has built a reputation as one of the nation’s leading defenders of employment discrimination suits. But now the firm is on the receiving end of a discrimination suit, filed today in New York state court by the firm’s former Chief Financial Officer, Elly Rosenthal. Law firms […]

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Bloomberg, October 5, 2011 – Proskauer Rose Sued by Ex-CFO for Discrimination After Breast-Cancer Leave

October 5th, 2011

By Chris Dolmetsch and Sophia Pearson Proskauer Rose LLP was sued for employment discrimination in New York by former Chief Financial Officer Elly Rosenthal, who accused the law firm of firing her after she took leave for breast cancer treatment. Rosenthal, 57, of Colts Neck, New Jersey, who served as CFO from 1992 to 2008, […]

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The Talent, October 5, 2011 – Former Proskauer CFO Hits Firm With $10 Million Discrimination Suit

October 5th, 2011

Posted by Claire Zillman Proskauer Rose, which frequently defends employers against discrimination claims, faces a discrimination case of its own. In a suit filed Wednesday in New York State court, Elly Rosenthal, 57, claims the firm where she worked for 18 years—16 of them as chief financial officer—demoted and ultimately fired her because of her […]

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CFO.com, October 5, 2011 – CFO Slaps Ex-Employer with Bias Suit

October 5th, 2011

As appeared on CFO.com The longtime finance chief of a major law firm alleges discrimination and unlawful termination after her bout with cancer. David McCann Proskauer Rose, a large law firm well known for defending companies against employment-discrimination lawsuits, finds itself in the ironic position of being sued for discrimination by its former CFO. Elly […]

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Above the Law, October 5, 2011 – Biglaw Discrimination Lawsuit Potpourri: Proskauer Rose and Ropes & Gray

October 5th, 2011

DAVID LAT What do Proskauer Rose and Ropes & Gray have in common (besides the seven shared letters in their firm names)? §  They are both leading law firms. §  They both have major presences, their two biggest offices, in New York and Boston. §  They both have blue and gray in their logos. §  […]

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Former Proskauer CFO Seeks $10M In Sex Bias Suit

October 5th, 2011

By Abigail Rubenstein Law360, New York (October 05, 2011, 1:00 PM ET) –Proskauer Rose LLP’s former chief financial officer slapped the employment defense powerhouse with a sex discrimination lawsuit Wednesday, claiming she was marginalized and ultimately fired after taking medical leave for breast cancer treatment. Attorneys for Elly Rosenthal, who served as Proskauer’s CFO for […]

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The Hartford Courant, October 3, 2011 – Dispute Over Overtime Pay for AT&T Managers Goes To Trial

October 3rd, 2011

As it appeared in the Hartford Courant By MARA LEE The Hartford Courant A lawsuit by 200 front-line managers for AT&T in Connecticut, who claim they should be entitled to overtime pay even though they supervise technicians, is scheduled for a trial beginning Monday in a hotly debated area of law that has grown all […]

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Corporate Counsel, July 21, 2011 – A Small Firm’s Long Shadow

July 21st, 2011

Sanford Heisler has forced Big Pharma companies to focus on overtime issues. Sue Reisinger Corporate Counsel The 25-lawyer firm that’s casting such a long shadow is Sanford Heisler. Its first major win against a global drug giant came last July, when Sanford Heisler won the largest jury award ever—$250 million—in a sex discrimination case against […]

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