Ex-Big Law Associate Who Flunked Bar Can Proceed With Suit Against Examiners

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A former Ropes & Gray lawyer and Harvard Law School grad can move ahead with parts of her federal lawsuit.

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  • David Gordon

    Maybe she should now pursue a career as a solo practitioner and take civil-rights cases on behalf of clients with disabilities . . . Just Sayin.‘

  • Gerald Unger,

    It‘s all about $$$. So we‘re to believe that she can handle the stress, anxiety, demands, and work load as a new associate in a large law firm, but the stress of an Ivy League education and a one day exam was to great for her. I know both these attorneys learned perception leads to presumption. The presumption, the NY Bar did her, the Firm, and any future clients a great service.

  • Michael Raker

    Perhaps this was a blessing in disguise for this young lady. If she cannot get through Law School or Exams without anxiety and depression and needs such extravagant accommodations in order to pass exams and compete then a white shoe firm is most likely not for her.

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