A former in-house counsel who claims he was fired because his supervisor had “a discriminatory animus toward Jewish people” must respond to allegations in a counterclaim from his former employer that he improperly disclosed confidential information in his court complaint, a Manhattan appellate court ruled Tuesday.

In an unsigned, unanimous opinion, an Appellate Division, 1st Department, panel concluded that the lawyer’s obligation to the Loews Corporation was not overridden by the fact that he was an “at will” employee.

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