A little more than a month after being hit with a $300 million gender discrimination lawsuit, labor and employment law firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart has been sued by an ex-employee who alleges he was sexually harassed by a partner.
The new suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of a John Doe plaintiff, claims the firm did nothing about the plaintiff’s internal complaints about unwanted come-ons and sexually explicit talk from Los Angeles-based partner Johnnie James. Doe also claims the firm discriminated against him because he is a gay Latino.
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