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Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

The Firm has extensive experience representing employees and executives in employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims and litigation. A complex system of federal, state and local laws provide extensive protection against employment discrimination, including discrimination on the following grounds:

  • Gender discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Race and national origin discrimination.
  • Age discrimination.
  • Disability discrimination and failures to provide reasonable accommodations for a disability.
  • Sexual orientation discrimination.
  • Religious discrimination.

We have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients in cases involving a wide range of employers, including law firms, Fortune 500 companies and national and global financial institutions. Our client representations in this area have included:

  • A seven-figure verdict on behalf of a doctor discriminated against because of his national origin.
  • A seven-figure settlement on behalf of package delivery employees discriminated against because of their religion.
  • A high seven-figure settlement following verdict for two senior hospital executives who had been fired in retaliation for whistleblowing after they opposed corrupt practices at a major public hospital.
  • A high six-figure settlement on behalf of a General Counsel discriminated against on the basis of her gender.
  • A high six-figure settlement on behalf of an attorney sexually harassed by a law firm's senior partner.
  • A high six-figure settlement on behalf of a paralegal sexually harassed by a senior partner at a law firm.
  • A high six-figure settlement on behalf of a nurse discriminated against by a major hospital because of her gender.
  • A six-figure settlement on behalf of a program manager employed by a large computer company discriminated against because of her gender.
  • A high six-figure settlement on behalf of two executives discriminated against because of their sexual orientation.
  • A seven-figure settlement on behalf of a sales executive for a media company discriminated against because of her gender.
  • A substantial six-figure settlement on behalf of an entertainment industry executive discriminated against because of his age.