A former Pryor Cashman associate who claimed he was pushed out because the firm wanted to make way for someone three decades younger has fended off the firm’s bid for summary judgment, with a New York federal judge saying the case can proceed to trial.

Alan Laufer, who was 61 when he was fired in 2015, claimed in his lawsuit that senior lawyers at the firm declined to promote him despite his strong track record and eventually terminated him because they wanted to bring younger lawyers into the partnership.

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