A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday further reduced the claims Yolanda Young can pursue in her racial discrimination suit against Covington & Burling, where she worked as a staff attorney.

Determining that Young lacked standing to pursue the job-assignment portion of her disparate impact claim, Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted Covington’s motion for partial summary judgment on that count. Young had accused the firm of assigning a disproportionate number of African-American lawyers to the rank of staff attorney.

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