A federal judge on Monday hinted that he may dismiss at least some of the claims brought against Jones Day in a proposed $200 million class action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination.
Jones Day lawyer Jacob Roth said during a hearing Monday that the former female lawyers at the firm behind the claims—represented by attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp—had merely made the assertions without providing much, if any, evidence to back them up. The hearing was over a motion for partial judgment on the pleadings, filed by Jones Day in July.
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