A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a discrimination suit against Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan on procedural grounds, concluding that a former associate who sued the firm had missed deadlines and other requirements as she pressed her claims of a “boys’ club” culture.

In a 16-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden of the District of Columbia noted that the former associate, Crystal Nwaneri, has missed a series of deadlines since accusing the firm last year of firing her in retaliation for raising concerns about what she claimed was a “hostile environment” in the Washington office. The judge dismissed the complaint without prejudice.

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