Case: Proskauer Rose

Blurry BigLaw Definition Of ‘Partner’ Fuels Gender Bias Suits

February 8th, 2018

By Andrew Strickler Law360 (February 8, 2018, 6:02 PM EST) — BigLaw’s embrace in recent decades of a top-down management style and ever-looser definitions of what constitutes a true “partner” have emerged as key questions in a handful of pay and gender discrimination cases brought by female lawyers, and the answer could decide the scope […]

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Proskauer Partner Says $50M Gender Bias Suit Should Survive

July 31st, 2017

By Braden Campbell Law360, New York (July 31, 2017, 4:36 PM EDT) — A female Proskauer Rose LLP partner urged Friday that a Washington, D.C., federal court not toss her $50 million gender bias suit before discovery, rejecting the firm’s claim that as a firm partner she lacks the statutory protections given “employees.” The partner, […]

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Sued for Discrimination? No Worries!

July 5th, 2017

For law firms, a discrimination suit can bring 
bad publicity—but few serious repercussions. Vivia Chen , The Careerist For those of us who follow gender or racial discrimination lawsuits against law firms and companies like serial dramas, this past year has been spectacular. The most high-profile case, of course, was brought by Kerrie Campbell against […]

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Judge Keeps $100M Chadbourne Gender Bias Case Alive; Proskauer Looks to Escape

June 14th, 2017

Scott Flaherty, The Am Law Daily Nearly two months after voting to expel a former partner who is leading a $100 million gender bias suit against Chadbourne & Parke, the firm failed on Wednesday to escape a proposed class action alleging it’s run by an ” all-male dictatorship.” U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken in […]

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Law360, June 14, 2013 – Proskauer, Former CFO Reach Deal In Discrimination Suit

June 14th, 2013

by Ben James An attorney for plaintiff Elly Rosenthal confirmed that the suit — which she filed in 2011, alleging sex, age and disability bias and seeking $10 million in damages — had been resolved, and Proskauer said in in a brief emailed statement that it was happy to put the dispute to rest Rosenthal’s […]

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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 […]

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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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