Case: Rose

After Battling Over Pay Equity, Can A Partner Stick Around?

August 28th, 2018

By Sam Reisman Law360 (August 28, 2018, 4:20 PM EDT) — It is not uncommon for a legal row between an attorney and their firm to end in a confidential settlement, but when a recent high-profile dispute brought by a D.C.-based employment partner against Proskauer Rose LLP came to a resolution, one thing stood out: […]

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It’s 2018. Do You Know Who Your Law Firm Settled With Today?

August 21st, 2018

When it comes to bias or even sexual harassment allegations, partners may not always know which of their colleagues has been accused—or how those claims are resolved. By Meghan Tribe It’s turning into a banner year for settlements involving big law firms facing accusations from within. Six months after Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & […]

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Looking for Lessons in Proskauer’s Sex Bias Settlement

August 18th, 2018

In this week’s Washington Wrap: Working with your firm after suing it, The Washington Post and Wachtell, and other legal industry notes. By Ryan Lovelace We may never know what persuaded Proskauer Rose partner Connie Bertram to drop her $50 million gender discrimination suit against the firm this month. But that doesn’t mean no lessons […]

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Proskauer fires back at partner who filed $50 million sex discrimination suit

May 25th, 2018

Connie Bertram alleged that she was subject to inappropriate comments about her appearance and was paid less than similarly productive partners. by Meredith Mandell Proskauer Rose, the New York law firm that has handled high-profile sexual harassment investigations for several major corporations, is denying allegations a female partner raised in a $50 million sex discrimination and […]

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Proskauer Hits Back At Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

May 24th, 2018

The Biglaw firm argues the plaintiff “cherry-picked” the stats in the complaint. by Kathryn Rubino Proskauer Rose has no intention of taking a gender discrimination lawsuit lying down. Back in 2017, the firm was slapped with a $50 million gender discrimination lawsuit (it was initially styled as a Jane Doe case, but in an amended […]

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Proskauer Says Partner Behind Pay Bias Suit Made Bank

May 24th, 2018

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 4:57 PM EDT) — Proskauer Rose LLP on Wednesday disputed claims it unfairly paid a female partner less than men in similar positions, saying in an answer to her recently revised suit that she earned a bigger share of firm profits in one of the years covered by the case than […]

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Proskauer Says Partner in $50M Gender Bias Suit ‘Cherry-Picked’ Pay Data

May 24th, 2018

Responding to an amended gender discrimination complaint from partner Connie Bertram, Proskauer Rose disputes the size of her business and her claims of unfair compensation. By Scott Flaherty Proskauer Rose on Wednesday hit back at an amended $50 million gender discrimination complaint from Washington, D.C., partner Connie Bertram, disputing the suit’s depiction of how her […]

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Proskauer, law firm known for handling high-profile sex harassment cases, is accused itself

May 15th, 2018

A prominent partner says the firm paid her unfairly and failed to act when she was harassed. by Meredith Mandell and Hilary Rosenthal Proskauer Rose, the venerable New York law firm that has worked on several high-profile sexual harassment investigations for major corporations, including CBS, NBC and the Metropolitan Opera, has itself been accused of […]

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Partner Suing Proskauer Reveals Identity, Alleges Retaliation

April 28th, 2018

By Gayle Cinquegrani Connie Bertram, head of Proskauer Rose LLP’s labor and employment law practice in Washington and co-head of its whistleblowing and retaliation group, revealed she is the partner suing the firm for sex discrimination and retaliation. “At this point, we’re preparing for trial, and you can’t have an anonymous Jane Doe at trial,” […]

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Amended complaint naming plaintiff filed in Proskauer gender discrimination case

April 26th, 2018

BY STEPHANIE FRANCIS WARD Retaliation claims have been added in an amended complaint to a gender discrimination and Equal Pay Act suit filed against Proskauer Rose. Although the suit was initially filed by a Jane Doe plaintiff, in the amended complaint filed Wednesday, the plaintiff revealed herself to be Connie N. Bertram, a partner in […]

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