Case: Zara USA

Panel Finds Privilege Does Not Apply to Ex-GC’s Laptop

June 8th, 2017

Jason Grant The Appellate Division, First Department’s decision Tuesday in Miller v. Zara USA, 155512/15, modifies a 2016 ruling in which it issued a protective order preventing Zara from accessing more than 100 “personal documents” created by plaintiff Ian Jack Miller on a company laptop after he was terminated. Miller, who is gay and Jewish, […]

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Corporate Counsel, August 18, 2016 – Zara Can’t View Former GC’s Emails, Judge Rules

August 18th, 2016

As it appeared on Corporate Counsel By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez, Corporate Counsel After losing his job as the general counsel of Zara, Ian Jack Miller held onto his company laptop. He even used the laptop to email a lawyer that helped him sue the fast-fashion retailer, alleging it discriminated against him because he’s gay and Jewish. […]

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Zara Can’t Get Ex-GC’s Personal Emails In $40M Suit

August 10th, 2016

By Cara Bayles Law360, San Francisco (August 10, 2016, 7:12 PM ET) — A New York Supreme Court judge has granted a protective order ruling that Zara USA Inc. cannot access personal or confidential documents on the laptop of a former general counsel who has brought a $40 million lawsuit against the clothing giant alleging […]

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Ex-Zara GC Says Subpoenas Too Broad in $40M Bias Suit

January 21st, 2016

By Aaron Vehling Law360, New York (January 21, 2016, 6:01 PM ET) — A former general counsel for clothing giant Zara, in his $40 million New York state court bias suit against the company, has accused the retailer of continuing its harassment of him by requesting overly expansive email communications between him and his long-term […]

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Jezebel, June 4, 2015 – Zara Is Facing a $40 Million Discrimination Suit

June 4th, 2015

As appeared in Jezebel Three Zara employees have filed a $40 million lawsuit against the “fast-fashion” company, citing discriminatory work practices. Ian Zack Miller, the company’s former general counsel, filed the lawsuit on Wednesday; also listed as defendants are Dilip Patel, country manager for the U.S., and Moises Costas Rodriguez, Zara USA’s director of expansion […]

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RT News, June 4, 2015 – Former director of Zara in US demand chain “discrimination”

June 4th, 2015

The former director of legal Zara fashion chain in the US, Jack Miller, Spanish has sued the company for unfair dismissal related to discrimination and calls for 40 million dollars in compensation, reports  New York Daily News . The former worker believes he was fired in March for being “Jewish, American and homosexual”. Miller says […]

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Fashionista, June 4, 2015 – Zara discrimination lawsuit paints a ugly picture of its corporate culture

June 4th, 2015

As appeared in Fashionista Zara’s former U.S. general counsel has filed a lawsuit against its previous employer, claiming he was discriminated against for being Jewish, American and gay. By Lauren Indvik Zara USA and several current and former Zara executives have been slapped with a discriminatory lawsuit seeking damages upwards of $40 million. The lawsuit, […]

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Gay Star News, June 4, 2015 – Zara’s former US lawyer sues brand in $40million gay discrimination case

June 4th, 2015

As appeared on Gay Star News Lawsuit alleges senior executives sent the plaintiff graphic gay imagery, harassed him for being Jewish and exchanged racist emails with one another By David Hudson The former US in-house counsel for Zara Inc USA has launched a $40million (€35.5million) lawsuit against the company claiming that he was subject to […]

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Corporate Counsel, June 4, 2015 – Ex-GC Says Zara Discriminated Because He’s Gay and Jewish

June 4th, 2015

As appeared in Corporate Counsel After his supervisors allegedly disparaged Jews and homosexuals in his presence and discriminated against him, general counsel Ian “Jack” Miller, who is both gay and Jewish, complained to the parent company’s GC. Then he hired a lawyer to express his concerns in writing to the company. And that’s when the […]

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The Jerusalem Post, June 4, 2015 – Fired Jewish employee sues Zara for anti-Semitic and gay bias

June 4th, 2015

50-year-old American said Spanish-owned company favored employees who were Christian, Spanish and heterosexual. A former attorney for the Zara clothing chain filed a $40 million lawsuit against the company alleging that it discriminated against him because he is Jewish, American and gay. In papers filed Wednesday in Manhattan Supreme Court, Ian Jack Miller, 50, accused […]

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