Employment Discrimination Results
- Wrongful Discharge
We represented an employee of a high technology company who alleged that he was discharged after several years of productive work because of his Hispanic heritage. After substantial discovery and a two-day arbitration hearing, our client recovered substantial damages for wrongful discharge.
We represented a woman who we alleged was discharged in violation of prohibitions against discharge of a pregnant employee. A substantial severance payment was obtained after negotiations.
We represented a long-time employee who was denied his full severance benefits after commencing litigation, a substantial settlement was agreed to.
- Wrongful Termination
We represented a long time employee of an export import firm who had been terminated and alleged discriminatory treatment based on age and gender. We were able to negotiate a satisfactory severance package for the former employee.
- National Origin Discrimination
We represented a Hispanic employee of small business who alleged that she had been discriminated against and ultimately terminated as a result of her Hispanic background. After substantial litigation, we were able to negotiate a satisfactory settlement.
- Race and Ethnicity Based Employment Discrimination
We represented an accountant of Asian background who alleged employment discrimination and ultimately wrongful termination by his employer, a large corporation. We were able to intervene and negotiate a substantial settlement to compensate our client for lost past and future compensation.
- Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment
We represented a woman who alleged that she had been sexually harassed by her supervisor at a large firm. We alleged employment discrimination based on the theory that the supervisor and others had created a hostile work environment based on our client’s gender. After a hard fought arbitration hearing, we negotiated a major settlement for our client.
- Sex Discrimination and Wrongful Termination
We represented a group of women who alleged that sexual harassment by their supervisor had led to the wrongful termination of one of the women. We were able to able to obtain a favorable settlement under which the wrongfully terminated woman was rehired, the other women received monetary compensation, and the supervisor was terminated.
- Gender Discrimination and Wrongful Termination
We represented a highly qualified woman who alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination against her former employer, a large investment bank. After extensive discovery that uncovered evidence supporting our client’s claim of employment discrimination, we were able to negotiate a substantial settlement.
- Retaliation After Reporting Employment Discrimination
We represented an employee at a law firm who alleged that his employer retaliated against him after he reported employment discrimination against a colleague. We were able to negotiate a strong settlement for our client.
- Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
We represented a woman who claimed she had been dismissed from her job based on her sexual orientation. Such employment discrimination is illegal under New York State and New York City law. We were able to negotiate a settlement including both monetary compensation and a favorable reference for our client.
- Age and Disability Discrimination
We represented a former bank employee who alleged that he had been wrongfully terminated due to both his age and due to a disability. We were able to negotiate a satisfactory settlement.