'Too hot' ex Citibank worker fires lawyer after sexual harassment claims

Last Updated: Wed, Jun 16, 2010 10:20 hrs

(ANI): Debrahlee Lorenzano, who was fired from Citibank for being 'too hot', has sacked her lawyer after learning that he was accused of sexual harassment.

According to The New York Post, her lawyer, Jack Tuckner has been replaced by Gloria Allred.

In 2008, his former office manager, Lisa Brockington claimed in court papers that he watched porn at his desk and wore a "slave" collar at work. Her suit called him a "self-described 'testosterone-poisoned' attorney with a penchant for bondage and sadomasochism who demeaned . . . the women who worked for him."

Brockington claimed that Tuckner kept an obscene picture of his girlfriend who he met on an S and M site. Tuckner denied all the claims saying she was a "deliberate troublemaker," and the case was resolved out of court in June 2009. And when Lorenzana learnt of this, she was too horrified to comment, according to sources.

Tuckner said, "Based on the extraordinary publicity generated by Ms. Lorenzana's case, we support her decision to obtain other counsel to handle the media attention as well as her legal matter . . . As far as we know, there is no connection between the unattributed reports concerning the Brockington case and Ms. Lorenzana's retaining new counsel. The Brockington matter was voluntarily withdrawn by Ms. Brockington months after it was filed."

Brockington's lawyer, Kevin Mintzer said, "The parties amicably resolved their differences." (ANI)

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