Gay Lawyer Sues Law Firm


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[In a $15 million Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit, lawyer Aaron Charney, 28, claims he was ridiculed and tormented ][when his bosses at Sullivan & Cromwell, one of the city's most impressive law firms, learned he was gay]. The firm denies these allegations. The New York Post reports that in 2005, two years after starting at the firm, Charney had a memorable (not in a good way) encounter with a partner (the kind at work). Allegedly, Eric Krautheimer threw a document on the floor and told Charney to “bend over and pick it up—I’m sure you like that.” That’s original. Apparently, Charney lodged a sexual harassment complaint with the co-managing partner and no action was taken. Even in New York …(http://flickr.com/photos/elsie/)





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