• Ashley v. Carstarphen

    Publication Date: 2018-10-19
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Education | State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Allen Lightcap, (Mayer & Harper, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kathryn Ams, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1031

    Public school employee not entitled to a due process hearing after his employment ended.

  • Matter of Wang v. N\.Y.S. Div. of Human Rights

    Publication Date: 2018-07-31
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Court: Supreme Court, Warren
    Judge: Justice Robert Muller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For petitioner: Asish A. Nelluvely and John D. Aspland, Jr. of counsel, Fitzgerald Morris Baker Firth P.C., Glens Falls.
    for defendant: For respondent New York State Division of Human Rights: Marilyn Balcacer and Aaron Woskoff of counsel, Caroline J. Downey, General Counsel, State Division of Human Rights, New York City.; For respondents Precision Extrusion, Inc., Pexco LLC and All-West Plastics, Inc.: Bret A. Cohen of counsel, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Boston, Massachusetts.

    Case Number: 64826

    Ex-Employee's Motion to Vacate Decision Denying Discrimination Petition Denied

  • Wang v. Precision Extrusion Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-02
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. - NDNY
    Judge: District Judge Frederick Scullin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: Asish Nelluvely, Esq., John D. Aspland, Esq., of counsel, Fitzgerald Morris, Baker Firth, P.C., Glens Falls, New York
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendants: Gregory M. O'neil, Esq., of counsel, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Atlanta, Georgia; Attorneys for Defendants: William J. Decaire, Esq., of counsel, Carter, Conboy, Case, Blackmore, Maloney & Laird, P.C., Albany, New York

    Case Number: 1:18-CV-350

    Bulk of Woman's Claims Must Be Arbitrated Pursuant to Employment Agreement

  • Everson v. Dekalb County School District et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-03-02
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation | Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Self
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Louise Hornsby (The Hornsby Law Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Josie Alexander (Alexander & Associates), Atlanta; Marquetta Bryan (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP), Atlanta; Bernard Taylor, Kelly Etchells (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1430

    The trial court properly dismissed plaintiff's claims against his former employer, a school district, and the district's former superintendent in his official capacity but erred in dismissing the claims against the former superintendent in his personal capacity arising out of plaintiff's termination following his alleged report of illegal activities at the school.

  • August 18, 2017 | Daily Report Online

    Jury Awards $1.2M to Ex-Atlanta Court Staffer on Sex Harassment Claims

    A former staffer at the Atlanta Municipal Court was awarded more than $1.2 million Wednesday following a trial on her claims of sexual harassment against a supervisor and the city. The award includes $350,000 in punitive damages against the man accused of the harassment, Municipal Court Operations Manager Horace Wyatt.

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  • August 7, 2017 | The Legal Intelligencer

    Firms Are Aggressively Seeking Labor and Employment Laterals

    Philadelphia's labor and employment practices have been engaged in a game of musical chairs in recent months, and observers say the music is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.

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  • August 4, 2017 | The American Lawyer

    Nelson Mullins Nabs Mintz Levin Partner Caught Up in Bias Case

    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has hired partner Bret Cohen in Boston to co-chair its employment litigation group. Cohen joins the firm from Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, which six months ago settled a gender discrimination suit filed by a former female associate who filed a complaint about Cohen.

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  • July 12, 2017 | Daily Report Online

    DeKalb Schools Reach $160K Settlement With 150 Teachers Over Contract Fees

    The DeKalb County School District has agreed to pay more than $160,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming the district illegally withheld $750 apiece from 150 teachers' final paychecks when they resigned at the end of the 2013 school year.

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