Former Dechert associate blames firm's macho culture in suit alleging retaliation for his FMLA leave

, The National Law Journal

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A former associate in Dechert's Boston office has sued the law firm, claiming it fired him because he used Family and Medical Leave Act time to care for his children and mentally ill wife. His complaint alleges "the culture for men at Dechert is a 'macho' one."

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