Sometimes it might feel good to call a coworker a “soul-less [sic] and morally bankrupt ” person. And if that person is a lawyer, you might think that the jokes just write themselves. But nothing good can come out of attacking a lawyer via text for the crime of taking a paid maternity leave.
In a LinkedIn post, Kelly Barnett, Senior Vice President, Counsel at AmTrust Financial Services, Inc, shared this story about an unnamed female attorney on LinkedIn. Barnett explained that a female attorney took a maternity leave and during this law firm asked her to perform legal work.
Instead of returning to this law firm, she resigned and moved to a new one. One of her male colleagues, Jon Dileno, sent this outrageous text to the attorney and new mom.
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