An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charge brought against Perkins Coie as part of a job discrimination suit in New York federal court cannot remain sealed, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York ruled Tuesday.

The decision was a setback of sorts for each litigant—a former secretary who worked at Perkins Coie, who wanted the EEOC documents to be opened only with redaction, as well as the law firm, which had also sought redactions.

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