Venus Y. Springs

  • Biglaw, Minority Issues, Racism

    What’s Going On With Mayer Brown’s Title VII Suit?

    Back in 2009, we wrote about a Title VII suit that a former associate filed against Mayer Brown. To make a long story short (read our prior posts for the full background), Venus Yvette Springs, an African American woman, alleges that the firm discriminated against her because of her race, and eventually fired her in […]

    29 Comments / / Jan 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
  • Benchslaps, Biglaw, Minority Issues, Pro Se Litigants, Racism

    Benchslap of the Day: A Case of Having Too Much Flair

    Remember Venus Springs? She’s the former Mayer Brown associate who alleged discrimination and filed a Title VII complaint against the firm after being fired in September 2008. Well, she’s back, and she’s brought a whole new lawsuit to the table. So, who is Springs suing this time, and what are her allegations? We’ll give you that information, plus the details of the benchslap associated with her latest case, after the jump….

    32 Comments / / Nov 28, 2011 at 2:09 PM