Partner in sex bias case says Norton Rose pushed Chadbourne to fire her before merger

Firm accused of encouraging Chadbourne to fire litigator before completion of tie-up

Norton Rose Fulbright, now a defendant in a $100m gender discrimination lawsuit that was originally filed against merger partner Chadbourne & Parke, is facing new claims that it aided and abetted Chadbourne’s conduct by encouraging the firm to fire named plaintiff Kerrie Campbell before the merger deal closed.

newly amended complaint also adds claims by a third plaintiff, Mary Yelenick, that Chadbourne pressured female partners to sign a letter disavowing the lawsuit.

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