June 25, 2012

EEOC Age Discrimination Suit Settled by NY law firm

In New York, the law firm of Kelley Drye & Warren, will end its policy of requiring partners to give up their ownership interest in the firm once they reach 70 years old and have agreed to pay $574,000 to an attorney who continued to practice at the firm after he turned 70.  According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the law firm’s old policy held that attorneys who wanted to practice after […]