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01/29/2016 - Discrimination Case Victories

Melehy & Associates, LLC has continued its stellar record of successes in advocating for client's who have been discriminated against in the workplace, particularly in the Federal government and overwhelmingly for women clients.

Recent successes include:

  • The firm obtained relief for discrimination against an African American female employee at the U.S. Department of Defense. She was awarded $317,000 in attorney's fees, and $165,000 in back pay, along with reinstatement to her position.
  • The firm obtained a default judgment against the Air Force on behalf of a female scientist/manager who was removed from her position at a Senior Executive Service level. Damages and other relief are currently pending.
  • The firm was granted a motion for sanctions against the Army which precluded them from contesting liability for discrimination against a high level female employee. Damages and other relief are currently pending.
  • The firm established liability against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for discrimination against a female employee, the case was settled.
  • The firm was successful in obtaining a default judgment against the Defense Intelligence Agency.
  • The firm established liability for discrimination against an African-American woman employed in the Department of Health and Human Services.
 
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