Snider & Associates LLC's big Fair Labor Standards Act settlements on behalf of government employees get attention, but the firm supports that work by handling a high volume of smaller discriminationcases.
Most of those cases are against the federal government.
The second article, by James Concannon, concludes that mixedmotive retaliation claims in employment law are not viable after the Supreme Court's decision in Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc. For employment plaintiffs, the article reaches a darker conclusion than Andrew Kenny's recent article, The Meaning of 'Because' in Employment Discrimination Law: Causation in Title VII Retaliation Cases after Gross, published in the University of Chicago Law Review.
A study by University at Buffalo sociology professors published in Law & Society Review found that both plaintiffs and defendants typically feel dissatisfied in employment discriminationcases.
The study, titled "Situated Justice: A Contextual Analysis of Fairness and Inequality in Employment Discrimination Litigation," by Professors Ellen Berrey and Steven G. Hoffman, utilized a random sample of attorneys, plaintiffs and defendants involved in discriminationcases.
R. Clifford - West Virginia's first black lawyer - will be the topic of a Tuesday night lecture at The Division of Culture and History.
Clifford, who's landmark Williams v. the Board of Education of Tucker County put racial discriminationcases on the map, made major contributions in education, newspapers, civil rights and law.
Allegheny County's executive has nominated an attorney from Mt. Lebanon for the post of county solicitor.
Andrew F. Szefi, 40, a partner in the Downtown law firm Goehring Rutter & Boehm, is a member of the practice's municipal law, litigation and real estate practice groups. He has experience as a litigator in employment discrimination, eminent domain and construction law cases.