Eugene D’Ablemont

  • It's a terrible thing when you have to wait too long for your chance to rule.

    Biglaw, Labor / Employment, Old People, Partner Issues

    Kelley Drye Case Makes It Even Harder to Tell Old People to Go Away

    Is there no legal way to make old people go away?

    22 Comments / / Apr 12, 2012 at 12:59 PM
  • Abortion, Biglaw, Family Law, Gay, Morning Docket, Old People, Partner Issues, Suicide, Vermin / Rodents / Pests, Women's Issues

    Morning Docket: 03.08.12

    * Lawyers at this Biglaw firm may learn a thing or two about respecting their elders later this week. Kelley Drye is close to settling an age discrimination suit filed by Eugene D’Ablemont, one of its many de-equitized partners. [Wall Street Journal]

    * Well, this could definitely be one of the reasons why Cravath hasn’t given out any spring bonuses to associates yet this year. They probably had to spend all of their money to clean up their allegedly fly-infested cafeteria. [Am Law Daily]

    * Women in Virginia will now be able to politely decline their pre-abortion transvaginal ultrasounds in favor of abdominal ones. Oh, how nice! Look at that, girls, we totally won the war on women. [CBS News]

    * Things Dharun Ravi texted to Tyler Clementi on the night the latter committed suicide? “I’ve known you were gay and I have no problem with it.” Of course you knew, you watched his sexual encounters via webcam. [CNN]

    * According to the Massachusetts Appeals Court, this equation makes sense: donor sperm + donor eggs + an estranged wife + consent to post-separation IVF = a child support obligation. [Boston Globe]

    6 Comments / / Mar 8, 2012 at 9:01 AM
  • Old People, Partner Issues

    Kelley Drye Strikes Back at the EEOC and Ancient De-equitized Partner

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Kelley Drye & Warren for stripping aging partners of equity in the firm. Here at ATL, we have mixed feelings about the elderly. In an ATL debate over mandatory retirement policies at law firms, Elie endorsed kicking old partners to the curb, while I objected […]

    20 Comments / / Apr 6, 2010 at 2:56 PM