December 3, 2019 / 10:45 PM / 2 months ago

Morrison & Foerster settles some plaintiffs' claims in sex bias case

Morrison & Foerster has settled individual claims by five of the seven former associates who filed a proposed class action accusing the firm of discriminating against pregnant women and mothers in pay and promotions, according to a court filing.

MoFo, represented by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, and the plaintiffs’ lawyers at Sanford Heisler Sharp said they had resolved claims by the five “Jane Doe” plaintiffs during mediation in September, in a joint case management statement filed in federal court in San Francisco last week. They did not include details of the settlements.

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