D’Onofrio v. DiFrancesco, Bateman, et al., (Law Div. Essex County Mar. 24, 2008) – In this well-publicized sexual harassment case against former Governor Donald DiFrancesco’s law firm, plaintiff, a former partner at the law firm, sought to depose numerous equity partners about sensitive matters.
The Court ruled plaintiff was permitted to question witnesses about consensual private relationships with other employees, and ordered defendant to produce various financial and personnel records, as well as internal allegations or complaints similar to plaintiff’s.
Note: This article was published in the May 2008 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority.