Ex-Polsinelli Bankruptcy Atty hits company with LGBT bias

Law360 (March 31, 2021, 11:16 p.m. EDT) – A prominent bankruptcy lawyer accused Polsinelli PC of discriminating against him for his homosexuality by making “derogatory comments”, denying him adequate support and ultimately firing him , according to an orientation discrimination lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Texas.

Trey A. Monsour, who was a shareholder and partner in Polsinelli’s bankruptcy practice group, said the firm began discriminating against him as soon as he was hired as a capital partner in the new Houston office of the firm in June 2017. He is now a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP.

Monsour, 58, said in Tuesday’s complaint that from the start he was …

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