Jones Day on Friday shot back at allegations that it discriminates against men, arguing that its parental leave policies for birth parents and adoptive parents are “sex-neutral in every respect.”

In a 37-page motion to dismiss filed Friday in D.C. federal court, attorneys for Jones Day said the claims raised by Mark Savignac and Julia Sheketoff, a married couple who worked at the firm as associates, are “legally meritless.”

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