Sexual Harassment

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Nature of Case

Results

Jurisdiction

Quid Pro Quo
Sexual Harassment;
Retaliation;
Unpaid Suspension

Obtained a settlement for a female Account Manager of a collection agency who was placed on unpaid suspension after she reported to Human Resources that its male CEO sexually harassed her by verbally propositioning her for sex in exchange for more pay and texting shirtless photos of himself to her cell phone.

Out-of-Court
Settlement

Delaware
Whistle Blowers'
Protection Act and
Sex and Age
Discrimination

Procured a settlement for a 47 year old female Store Manager of a national pharmacy chain who was fired less than four months after she internally reported a younger male vice president after he unsuccessfully tried to flirt with her, made ageist comments about her age, and physically grabbed her.

United States
District Court
For the
District of
Delaware

Quid Pro Quo
Sexual Harassment;
Pregnancy
Discrimination; and
Retaliation;
Reduction in Force

Procured a settlement for a female Lab Technician whose job was eliminated as part of an alleged reduction in force by the married male Executive Director of a global Research and Development organization after he impregnated her and she returned from pregnancy leave and ended his affair with her.

United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission

Hostile Work
Environment; Symbolic
Harassment; Racial and
Sexual Harassment; and
Retaliation

Procured a settlement for an African-American female Mortgage Underwriter who after twice complaining about black dildos being placed on her desk, was demoted, transferred to another state with no compensation for the increased commute and travel expenses, and forced to resign.

United States
District Court
For the
District of
Delaware

Constructive Discharge
(Forced Resignation);
Sexual Harassment and
National Origin
Discrimination

Procured a settlement for a Hispanic female Leasing Assistant who was forced to resign after being physically and verbally sexually harassed for four months and then criticized for her "Puerto Rican attitude" by the president of an apartment management company.

United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission

Sexual Harassment;
Retaliation;
Discharge

Obtained a settlement for a 28 year old female paralegal who was discharged just 5 months after she reported physical and verbal sexual harassment in the workplace by her male supervisor.

United States
Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission