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A federal judge has summarily rejected a request by two former Jones Day associates to make the law firm respond to their sex discrimination suit within three weeks.

Julia Sheketoff and Mark Savignac, a married couple and former U.S. Supreme Court clerks who worked in the firm’s issues and appeals practice, have accused the firm of discriminating against new fathers with its parental leave policy, of underpaying Sheketoff for being a woman, and of firing Savignac when he complained.

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Jack Newsham

Jack Newsham writes about the New York legal community and the business of law, including law firm finance and management and the battle for talent. Email him at [email protected] and find him on Twitter @thenewsham.

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