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Results

Settlements

Bantle & Levy knows that early and amicable resolution of disputes is often the best result for our clients, and we are tough negotiators on their behalf. Of course, many matters settle favorably before we even need to file in court, but it’s our willingness to go to trial — and our experience in doing so — that ensures that the best possible out-of court settlement will be achieved. Some representative settlements include:

  • Seven-figure settlement for client working on Wall Street based on whistleblower claims.
  • Very high six-figure settlement for a finance professional with claims for sexual harassment and constructive discharge, on the eve of depositions.
  • Six-figure settlement for a client working at a technology start-up with claims for sex discrimination and disability discrimination, including back pay and emotional distress.
  • Very high six-figure settlement for a client, including back-pay, emotional distress, and attorneys’ fees, mid-trial.
  • Six-figure settlement for employee working in the fashion industry with claims of pregnancy discrimination and discrimination based on pregnancy-related medical complication.
  • Achieved reinstatement and a monetary settlement including back-pay, emotional distress, attorneys’ fees, and unpaid overtime for a sales associate fired because of her age and disability, after filing in court.
  • Six-figure settlement for New York City employee with claims of disability discrimination and employer’s failure to accommodate client’s disabling condition.
  • Six-figure settlement for New York City employee with claims of age and race discrimination.
  • Six-figure settlement for a financial professional for unpaid bonus.
  • Six-figure settlement for a saleswoman with claims for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act and sex discrimination, including back-pay, emotional distress, and attorneys’ fees, at the close of discovery.
  • Six-figure settlement for a college professor forced into retirement because of his age, while discovery was underway.
  • High five-figure settlement for a client working in security with claims of unpaid overtime and retaliation for making complaints about unpaid overtime.
  • Settled a social worker’s claims for sexual orientation discrimination on the eve of depositions.
  • Seven-figure settlement for a financial professional with claims for discrimination, retaliation and unpaid bonuses, after document discovery.
  • Six-figure settlement for an African-American employee with claims for race discrimination and retaliation against a major agency, including emotional distress and attorneys’ fees, on the eve of trial.
  • Six-figure settlement for an educator with claims for sex discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation after filing in court.
  • Settled client’s claims for race discrimination by association and breach of contract after discovery commenced.
  • Six-figure settlement for a group of Black retail employees fired on account of their race, including back-pay, emotional distress, and attorneys’ fees, after filing with the EEOC.
  • Achieved reinstatement and a six-figure settlement for a gay employee of a major company fired because of his HIV status and sexual orientation.
  • Settled a Muslim worker’s claims for religious discrimination and retaliation against a major agency, including back-pay, emotional distress, and attorneys’ fees, while discovery was underway.
  • Six-figure settlement for an executive terminated because of his age, after filing in court.
  • Settled an educator’s claims for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act and sex discrimination, including full back-pay and attorneys’ fees, after filing in court.
  • Six-figure settlement for a social worker with claims for religious discrimination and retaliation, including back-pay, emotional distress, and attorneys’ fees, on the eve of trial.

Past success does not guarantee success in any new or future lawsuit. Bantle & Levy LLP does not offer any guarantee of case results. Please read our disclaimer for further information.

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T: 212.228.9666 / F: 212.228.7654 / info@civilrightsfirm.com