A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday rejected a former HSBC Holdings PLC senior vice president’s bid to set aside a jury verdict that found he had not been retaliated against for complaining about the sexual harassment of a female coworker by other executives.
A unanimous three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an unsigned order rejected Michael Picarella’s claim that comments made by HSBC’s lawyer, Randall Jackson of Boies Schiller & Flexner, during a 2016 trial were improper. HSBC was represented in the appeal by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
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