Press Release Year: 2016

Sanford Heisler Obtains Damages Award Against High-Profile Financial Advisor Kyle Harrington

December 12th, 2016

A FINRA arbitration panel in San Diego issued an award to plaintiff, investor Ted Zimbelman, for damages against National Securities Corporation and San Diego-based high-profile broker Kyle Harrington in a claim alleging securities fraud and other investment-related violations. In a victory for Zimbelman, the FINRA panel ruled that Harrington and his employer National Securities Corporation […]

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Sanford Heisler, LLP Adds Female Former Partner of Chadbourne & Parke LLP as Second Named Plaintiff and Class Representative in $155 Million Gender Discrimination Class Action

October 27th, 2016

Complaint Adds Six Individual Defendants Abbe Lowell, Head of Chadbourne’s Litigation Department, Seen On Videotape Amended Complaint Alleges Lowell Defaced Kerrie Campbell’s Office Wall With Mocking Cartoon Imagery And Tore Down Nelson Mandela Quotation For more information contact: Jamie Moss, newsPRos, PR Counsel, Sanford Heisler, LLP  Jamie@newspros.com; 201.493.1027 (New York City, Oct 27, 2016)—Less than […]

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Sanford Heisler Scores Win for Former San Diego State University Women’s Basketball Coach

September 28th, 2016

BETH BURNS AWARDED $3.35+M FOR UNLAWFUL TERMINATION For more information contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com September 28, 2016 – Beth Burns, the winningest women’s basketball coach in San Diego State University history (SDSU), racked up another huge victory today – this one totaling $3,356,250– in California Superior Court in San Diego. SDSU terminated Burns […]

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Sanford Heisler, LLP Files $100 Million Gender Discrimination Class Action Against Chadbourne & Parke LLP On Behalf of Female Partners

August 31st, 2016

Complaint Charges Nationally Renowned Law Firm of Discriminating Against Female Partners in Pay and Bonuses NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 — Chadbourne & Parke LLP, one of the country’s powerhouse law firms, boasts on its website that it aims “to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive community” of lawyers.  A $100 million class action complaint […]

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Sanford Heisler Files $100 Million ERISA Class Action Against Columbia University On Behalf Of 27,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

August 16th, 2016

For more information, contact, Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201 7880142; Jamie@newspros.com NEW YORK, August 16, 2016  — Contemporary retirement plans have become the primary tool for retirement planning and savings for millions of working Americans.  Employers who fail to offer their employees prudent investment choices place employees’ hard earned retirement savings at risk of loss because of […]

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Sanford Heisler and Chaikin Sherman Expand Class Action Against Rabbi Voyeur and Religious Institutions by Adding Beth Din of America As A New Defendant

August 16th, 2016

SUIT SEEKS OVER $100 MILLION FOR VICTIMS For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-788-0142, Jamie@newspros.com August 16, 2016, Washington, D.C. – Today, Sanford Heisler, LLP and Chaikin Sherman Cammarata Siegel P.C. filed an amended complaint in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on behalf of victims of Rabbi Bernard “Barry” Freundel, the […]

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Sanford Heisler and Public Justice Win Key Decision in California Supreme Court

July 28th, 2016

SANFORD HEISLER AND PUBLIC JUSTICE WIN KEY DECISION IN CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Justices Hold Arbitrators Determine Whether Arbitration Agreements Permit Class Arbitration For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com July 28, 2016, San Francisco, California –The Supreme Court of California handed down its decision today in Sandquist v. Lebo Automotive, Inc., a long-running […]

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Sanford Heisler and Tech Giant Qualcomm Agree to $19.5 Million Gender Discrimination Settlement

July 26th, 2016

SANFORD HEISLER AND TECH GIANT QUALCOMM AGREE TO $19.5 MILLION GENDER DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT   SETTLEMENT PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMMATIC RELIEF FOR QUALCOMM WOMEN IN STEM For more information contact: Jamie Moss, newsPRos, PR Counsel, Sanford Heisler, LLP; 201 788-0142; Jamie@newspros.com SAN DIEGO, CA, July 26, 2016 — Sanford Heisler, LLP, one of the nation’s leading class […]

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Sanford Heisler Announces That More Than 400 Current and Former Employees Have Joined the $250 Million Sex Discrimination Case Against Merck and Intervet

July 21st, 2016

NEW YORK, July 21, 2016 — The women in Smith et al. v. Merck & Co., Inc. et. al., 3:13-cv-02970 (D.N.J.), a $250 million gender bias class action, reached another milestone on Thursday, when Counsel for the Plaintiffs, Sanford Heisler, LLP and Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec LLC, announced that more than 400 women have come forward […]

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Sanford Heisler Files $30 Million Amended Complaint Against Columbia University and Adds Senior Tenured Professor as Defendant

July 7th, 2016

NEW YORK, July 7, 2016  — Today, Sanford Heisler, LLP filed an amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of Plaintiff Enrichetta Ravina, a female junior faculty member at Columbia Business School.  Ms. Ravina filed her original complaint against Columbia on March 23, 2016, alleging that a […]

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Class Case Arising From Rabbi’s Voyeuristic Acts Takes Giant Leap Forward

June 15th, 2016

DC SUPERIOR COURT SETS DEADLINES FOR DISCOVERY, FILING OF CONSOLIDATED CLASS COMPLAINT AND CLASS CERTIFICATION MOTION  SANFORD HEISLER APPOINTED INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newspros.com June 15, 2016, New York, NY – When Rabbi Bernard “Barry” Freundel, a nationally recognized authority in Jewish law, and the longstanding rabbi of […]

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Sanford Heisler on the Move: Firm Elevates Charles Field to Partner, Adds Cleveland Lawrence III to Qui Tam Practice

June 6th, 2016

Sanford Heisler Names Vince McKnight Managing Partner of D.C. Office;  Katherine Kimpel Takes on New Public Interest Challenges; Firm Adds Five Associates, Two Civil Rights Fellows For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com June 6, 2016, Washington, D.C. – Sanford Heisler, LLP, a dominant U.S. plaintiffs’ firm, today announced the promotion of Charles Field, […]

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Court Allows Addition of Five Named Plaintiffs to KPMG Nationwide Gender Discrimination Litigation

May 13th, 2016

Amendment serves as further proof that discrimination is widespread.  For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, 201-788-0142, Jamie@newspros.com (May 13, 2016, New York, NY) – Today, Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint that adds five additional women as Named Plaintiffs to the $350 million class action gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG in the U.S. District […]

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Sanford Heisler Wins Certification Victory in $250 Million Sex Discrimination Case Against Merck & Co., Inc.

April 28th, 2016

U.S. District Court Certifies Female Sales Representatives’ Nationwide Equal Pay Act Class Suit Against Pharma Behemoth Merck & Co., Inc.  New York, April 28, 2016—The women in Smith et al. v. Merck & Co., Inc., 3:13-cv-02970 (D.N.J.), a $250 million gender bias class action, scored another victory on Wednesday, when Judge Michael A. Shipp of […]

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Sanford Heisler Kimpel Public Interest Diversity Fellow Amelia Alvarez Begins Second Fellowship Term at Alexander, Krakow + Glick LLP

April 20th, 2016

April 20, 2016, Santa Monica, CA — The California-based Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion and Resources (FAIR) today announced that Amelia Alvarez, the 2015-2016 Sanford Heisler Kimpel Public Interest Diversity Fellow, will serve the second term of the Fellowship year at Alexander, Krakow + Glick, a member of the California Employment Lawyer’s Association (CELA) and a […]

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