Judge: Arlene Bluth

In Clark v. Allen & Overy LLP, 2019 NY Slip Op 30146(U) ,Index No. 453138/2017 (Sup. Ct. NY Cty. Jan. 16, 2019) – an employment discrimination case including allegations of retaliatory discharge and sexual harassment (among many others) – the court dismissed, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s “breach of attorney client privilege” claim. Plaintiff claimed that “while working with…

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In Mondesir v. North Shore-Lij Health System, 2018 WL 2722866 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. No. 150572/2017 June 6, 2018), the court dismissed plaintiff’s race-based hostile work environment employment discrimination claim.[1]Plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal on June 8, 2018. Specifically, the court rejected plaintiff’s contention that a racially hostile work environment was created by her supervisor’s reference…

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In Pecile v. Titan Capital Group, LLC, 2018 WL 2100456 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty. Index No. 110490/2010, May 3, 2018), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiffs’ sexual harassment claims under the NYC Human Rights Law. From the decision: The Court finds that there are issues of fact with…

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From Hammond v. New York-Presbyterian Hosp./Columbia University Medical Center, 2018 WL 1448072 (N.Y.Sup.), 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 30472(U) (NY Sup. Ct. March 20, 2018): The allegations in plaintiff’s complaint do not make out a claim for hostile work environment based on her religion under either the state or local human rights laws. Plaintiff includes only three…

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