Davis Polk & Wardwell is again blasting racial discrimination claims first made by a former associate last year, asking a Manhattan federal judge to dismiss most of the lawyer’s lawsuit.

The firm’s partial motion to dismiss would jettison claims Kaloma Cardwell brought against six Davis Polk partners, as well as all claims that the brief says are time-barred. The firm is also hoping to persuade U.S. District Judge Gregory Woods of the Southern District of New York that Caldwell’s hostile work environment and aiding and abetting claims don’t pass muster.

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