Author: Connie Bertram

Fourth Circuit Refuses to Allow a Law Partner’s Title VII Claim to Proceed – Placing Limits on the Law’s Protections

March 8, 2021 Equity Agreements

A critical point of contention in Lemon v. Myers Bigel, P.A., No. 19-1380 (4th Cir. Jan. 19, 2021) was who is considered an “employee” under Title VII’s anti-discrimination and retaliation provisions.  Shawna Lemon, a then equity partner at the law firm of Myers Bigel, P.A., filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination […]