Press Release Year: 2018

Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Round Two of Gender Discrimination and Retaliation Claim By Law Partner Against Proskauer Rose

April 26th, 2018

Partner Reveals Her Identity and Brings New Claims of Retaliation and Defamation Against Firm (Washington, DC, April 26, 2018) Late last night, the Plaintiff in Jane Doe v. Proskauer filed an Amended Complaint removing the Doe designation and revealing that the Plaintiff is Proskauer partner Connie Bertram, head of the Firm’s Washington DC Labor & […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Claim Against Madison Avenue Securities for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Negligent Supervision

April 18th, 2018

Suit Follows on $2.1 Million Award Obtained Against Madison Avenue Earlier This Year SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2018 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP has filed an arbitration claim with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against Madison Avenue Securities alleging the firm violated its basic duty to diligently supervise one of its stockbrokers who had […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $140 Million ERISA Class Case Against Home Depot on Behalf of More Than 200,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

April 12th, 2018

Suit alleges that Home Depot Places Employees in Poorly Performing Funds and Causes Employees to Overpay for Robo Investment Advice ATLANTA, GEORGIA, April 12, 2018 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP and Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP filed a class complaint today in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia, alleging that […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Opens Baltimore Office – Firm Now Has Six Offices Nationwide

April 9th, 2018

DEBORAH K. MARCUSE REJOINS AS BALTIMORE MANAGING PARTNER STEVEN J. KELLY JOINS TO HEAD CRIMINAL/SEXUAL VIOLENCE PRACTICE For More Information contact Jamie Moss, newsRos, 201 493 1027, Jamie@newspros.com BALTIMORE, April 9, 2018 – Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP, a national public interest and social justice law firm representing plaintiffs, today announced the opening of an office […]

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Beth Burns Former San Diego State Womens Basketball Coach Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

April 5th, 2018

For more information contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com SAN DIEGO, APRIL 5, 2018 – Beth Burns, the winningest women’s basketball coach in San Diego State University history (SDSU) inked a final settlement agreement with the University, putting a period on a long and contentious litigation which began in 2014. The settlement follows a September […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Wins Conditional Certification in $50 Million Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against MetLife for Overtime Pay Violations

March 23rd, 2018

March 23, 2018, New York – Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced that U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan granted conditional certification of a nationwide class for unpaid overtime brought against MetLife. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York on behalf of hundreds of workers and […]

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Alexandria and Dickenson County First in Virginia to Take Legal Action Against the Opioid Industry

March 14th, 2018

Lawsuits Allege Defendants’ Illegal Practices Fueled the Opioid Epidemic Throughout the Commonwealth The City of Alexandria and Dickenson County, Virginia, represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, and The Cicala Law Firm PLLC today became the first municipalities in the Commonwealth of Virginia to pursue legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Attorney Qiaojing Ella Zheng Honored with 2018 YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women Award

March 7th, 2018

For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com (SAN FRANCISCO, CA – March 7th, 2018) – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced that Qiaojing Ella Zheng, Senior Counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office has been selected as an honoree by the YWCA Silicon Valley for its 2018 Tribute to Women Awards. “We are […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Adds Second Former Female Dean to Gender Discrimination Suit Against Arizona Board of Regents in Federal Court

March 7th, 2018

Former University of Arizona Architecture Dean Janice Cervelli Also Alleges Significant, Pervasive Underpayment of Female Deans Relative to Male Deans at University of Arizona Amendment to Complaint Adds Allegation of Retaliation Against Professor MacCorquodale After Original Suit Filed in January For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com (TUCSON, AZ, March 6, 2018) – Sanford […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Whistleblower Retaliation Suit Against Aurora Behavioral Healthcare – Santa Rosa & Signature Healthcare Services

February 5th, 2018

Former Chief Nursing Officer Reported Numerous Safety & Health Violations to State Health Department; Was Fired For Her Advocacy for Safety Measures SONOMA, CA, February 5, 2018 – Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP and Valerian Law filed suit on Friday against Aurora Behavioral Healthcare – Santa Rosa, LLC and Signature Healthcare Services, LLC in […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $2 Million Collective Action Against Arizona Board of Regents

January 22nd, 2018

Complaint Details Systematic Gender Discrimination in Employment Against Beloved, Long-Serving UA Dean Patricia MacCorquodale Honors College Leader Paid “Dramatically Less” Than Male Deans: Disparate Compensation by University Alleged for MacCorquodale and All Female Deans Campus-Wide at State’s Flagship Research University For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com January 22, 2018, USA – Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Settles $1.5 Million Whistleblower Suit Against Scripps Health System

January 19th, 2018

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced that San Diego’s Scripps Health System has agreed to pay the United States Government more than $1.5 million to settle claims brought by a whistleblower under the False Claims Act. The suit was filed in early 2016. The whistleblower, represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, alleged that the San Diego-based […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Adds Additional Allegations and Two Commissioners as Defendants in Wrongful Termination and Retaliation Suit Against Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

January 17th, 2018

New Material Details MNAA’s Attempts to Defame Wigington, Damage His Reputation, And Retaliate Against Him After He Filed His Federal Suit For more information, contact Jamie Moss of newsPRos at (201) 493-1027 or jamie@newspros.com January 17, 2018, Nashville, TN –Lawyers at Sanford Heisler Sharp representing Robert Wigington, the former President and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville […]

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Female Shareholder Sues Employment Defense Firm, Ogletree Deakins, for Gender Discrimination

January 12th, 2018

COMPLAINT SEEKS $300 MILLION IN DAMAGES AND SYSTEMIC CHANGE TO END GENDER BIAS AT OGLETREE. CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT FILED BY SANFORD HEISLER SHARP ALLEGES THAT OGLETREE ROUTINELY UNDERPAYS FEMALE SHAREHOLDERS, DENIES THEM PROMOTIONS, AND GIVES MALE SHAREHOLDERS CREDIT FOR CLIENT ORIGINATIONS BELONGING TO FEMALE SHAREHOLDERS. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (“Ogletree”), one of […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Announces Promotions & New Leadership Roles

January 4th, 2018

Jeremy Heisler Named Vice-Chairman of the Firm Russell Kornblith Named Partner and New York Managing Partner Ali Harwin Named Partner and Co-Chair of National Title VII Practice Kate Mueting Named Co-Chair of National Title VII Practice (January 4, 2018, New York) – Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP today announced promotions and new leadership roles for many of the firm’s lawyers across […]

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