The woman, Salena Wright, worked in the international law firm’s San Francisco office for $15 an hour. And despite getting positive feedback about her performance, was dismissed. Her suit, which names both Arnold & Porter and Williams Lea, the staffing agency that placed her, claims her Williams Lea supervisors urged her to keep her pregnancy a secret from the law firm’s employees. It’s not clear whether the firm itself was aware of Wright’s pregnancy.
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Am Law 100 Firm Sued by Dismissed Pregnant Contract Worker
- Sunday, Sep 27 2015
- Big Law
- Written by PLP News
A woman who worked as an office assistant at the law firm Arnold & Porter has filed a suit claiming she was dismissed after a probationary period because supervisors learned she was pregnant. So reports The Recorder.