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Sanford Heisler Sharp’s False Claims Act Action Against Medicare Advantage Organization Moves Forward — Court Denies Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss

June 8th, 2018

 Case Against Medical Device Manufacturer Advances to Discovery; Court Affirms Relator’s Liability Theories  For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, June 8, 2018, New York, NY – A federal court in the Northern District of Illinois late on Thursday denied two motions to dismiss in United States of America ex rel. Derrick v. […]

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$300 Million Gender Discrimination Suit Against Employment Defense Firm Ogletree Deakins Amended to Include Three Former Female Shareholders as Opt-In Plaintiffs

May 14th, 2018

COMPLAINT ADDS TWO INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS AND ADDITIONAL CLAIMS SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2018 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, has amended its $300 million gender discrimination complaint against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (“Ogletree”). The case is in U.S District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco. The Amended Complaint includes […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $100 Million Gender, Pregnancy, and Maternity Discrimination Lawsuit Against AM Law Giant, Morrison & Foerster

April 30th, 2018

April 30, 2018, San Francisco – Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP filed a $100 million class and collective action employment discrimination lawsuit against Morrison & Foerster (“MoFo”) today in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The Complaint, which is filed on behalf of three female associates currently employed at MoFo, […]

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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, 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, 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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