Judge Narrows Ex-Ropes Associate's Bias Claims Against Firm

, The Am Law Daily


Ropes & Gray may have caught a break in its bid to fend off racial discrimination and retaliation allegations brought by former associate John Ray, in part because Ray's attorney missed a deadline for contesting a motion to dismiss certain claims included in his client's lawsuit.

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  • Lulaine

    This is a big blow to the plaintiffs case, that handcuffs them to a certain degree to the kind of arguments that can be made in the bias lawsuit. Sometimes judges can demand information that can't be found in the timeline required. This is no doubt a loss but hopefully one the plaintiff can bounce back from.

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