Let’s take a closer look at former Ropes & Grey associate John H. Ray III’s newest complaint against his old firm— as well as an interesting Above the Law shout-out featured within the document…
Remember Yolanda Young, who alleged that Covington & Burling relegated minorities to a “staff attorney ghetto”? Whatever happened to her lawsuit against the elite D.C. firm?
It has long been the case in Hong Kong that most UK law firms and a very small minority of US law firms have three month notice periods for their US associates built into their employment contracts. But until about 18 months ago it was not common for any firm to enforce a three month notice period when a US associate left solo[…]