News Year: 2019

Jones Day Was Top Target for Law Firm Gender Bias Litigation in 2019

December 31st, 2019

The firm settled one lawsuit from a former partner but faced harsh new accusations from two sets of former associates. Morrison & Foerster, Winston & Strawn and Ogletree Deakins also continued to fight off claims over their own treatment of women. By Dan Packel It’s not hard to find signs of gender bias in the […]

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New York-Based Company Nagan Construction Settles False Claims Act Suit With Federal and New York State Government

December 24th, 2019

Relator Awarded 20% Share of Settlement for Bringing Prevailing Wage Violations to Light NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP announced that New York-based construction company Nagan Construction, Inc. and Nadir Uygan have agreed to settle a qui tam suit and pay $831,000 to the United States and New York […]

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The Biggest ERISA Decisions Of 2019

December 20th, 2019

By Emily Brill Law360 (December 20, 2019, 1:00 PM EST) — In a relatively slow year for benefits rulings, multimillion-dollar settlements were the star of the show, with Dignity Health agreeing to pay $100 million to quash allegations it misused an ERISA exemption and the University of California wrapping up a nearly decadelong class action […]

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Employee Who Filed Discrimination Lawsuit Against Robert De Niro Files Motion To Have Lawsuit Against Her Dismissed

December 18th, 2019

LAURYN OVERHULTZ COLUMNIST The employee sued by actor Robert De Niro has filed a motion to have the lawsuit against her dismissed. Graham Chase Robinson specifically asked for the court to strike two claims made in the lawsuit, according to a report published Tuesday by Variety. Robinson and her lawyers argued that De Niro’s company, […]

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Law Professor Sues UT Austin for Pay Discrimination

December 18th, 2019

By Staff Writer A University of Texas at Austin faculty member has filed a lawsuit against the school for alleged discrimination against its female employees leading to the wider pay gap. Linda S Mullenix, who is a professor at the university’s School of Law, filed the suit on Thursday alleging the school engaging in equal […]

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UA settles gender discrimination lawsuit from professor for $100K

December 18th, 2019

Rachel Leingang, Arizona Republic The University of Arizona paid $100,000 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit with one of its professors, the university and the woman who sued announced. It’s the second lawsuit the university settled this year related to unequal pay for female professors. Dr. Katrina Miranda, a tenured associate professor in the school’s […]

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UA chemistry professor settles gender discrimination lawsuit

December 18th, 2019

Jasmine Demers A University of Arizona chemistry professor settled a $20 million gender discrimination lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents. ABOR will pay a total of $100,000 to Katrina Miranda, UA associate professor in chemistry and biochemistry. According to a joint statement released Tuesday, the “plaintiff brought this action to highlight the importance of […]

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Robert De Niro’s Ex-Assistant Wants Him to Dismiss Case Alleging She Watched Friends on the Job

December 18th, 2019

BY SHAHEERA ANWAR Robert De Niro is embroiled in a legal battle with his ex-assistant on grounds that she used the company’s money for personal use Robert De Niro is, undoubtedly, one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. He has starred in a number of films throughout his career, his latest one being The Irishman […]

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Robert De Niro’s former employee calls for lawsuit to be dismissed

December 18th, 2019

Robert De Niro’s former employee Graham Chase Robinson is seeking to have a lawsuit filed against her by The Irishman actor dismissed. De Niro and his production company partners at Canal Productions sued Robinson in August for allegedly bilking them of over $3 million (£2.5 million) and spending the cash on trips and dog sitters. […]

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Robert De Niro’s ex-employee asks New York court to DISMISS his $6million lawsuit against her for ‘binge-watching Netflix on company time and stealing’

December 17th, 2019

Robert De Niro’s former employee, Graham Chase Robinson, has asked a New York court to dismiss the actor’s lawsuit against her Robinson’s attorneys filed the motion Monday, asking that De Niro’s suit be dismissed until a final judgement on her claims Robinson’s attorneys claim that De Niro’s lawsuit contain ‘false and prejudicial allegations’ They hope […]

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