Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne settle sex bias case with $1m payout to ex-partner

Deal resolves discrimination claims brought by three female lawyers against Chadbourne and merger partner Norton Rose Fulbright

Chadbourne & Parke and its merger partner Norton Rose Fulbright have agreed to settle a high-profile gender discrimination case brought by three former female partners, according to newly filed court papers.

To resolve the claims under the Equal Pay Act, the defendants will pay $1m to former Chadbourne partner Kerrie Campbell, $750,000 to New York of counsel Mary Yelenick and $250,000 to former Ukrainian partner Jaroslawa Johnson, as well as $1.08m in lawyer fees to plaintiffs firm Sanford Heisler Sharp.

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