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Discrimination & Harassment

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequently enacted federal and state laws protect certain classes of employees from discriminatory and retaliatory treatment by employers. When these rights are violated, employees can seek remedies for lost earnings, career impact, damage to reputation, and emotional distress. When a group of employees experiences similar mistreatment, they may band together in a class action to seek relief through the courts.

The law firm of Miller Shah LLP has extensive experience in class actions and collective litigation alleging employment discrimination or harassment, as well as individual lawsuits for wrongful termination and other retaliation against victims of discrimination or whistleblowers. Our lawyers have represented corporations and public employers facing employment class actions and other suits, and we have likewise served as lead counsel for plaintiff groups in class actions for discrimination. In advocating for employees, Miller Shah has recovered millions of dollars for the tangible harm suffered.

Employment Discrimination Litigation

Our labor and employment law attorneys are well-versed in the applicable federal and state laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Equal Pay Act, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), False Claims Act and other statutes.

We can initiate or defend legal action relating to:

  • Disability discrimination or failure to accommodate
  • Employment discrimination on the basis of age, race or color, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual identity
  • Pregnancy, maternity leave, or family leave
  • Sexual harassment
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Workforce reductions
  • Wrongful discharge or constructive discharge

Discrimination may involve differential treatment in hiring, pay, job duties, promotion, disciplinary measures, layoffs, and termination. Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination and may involve sexual assault or touching, unwelcome advances, quid pro quo demands, physical or psychological bullying, exposure to demeaning images or language, and other behavior that creates a hostile work environment. Retaliation and wrongful termination may stem from reporting harassment, filing claims, taking leave, refusing to engage in illegal conduct, or reporting fraud or criminal actions to government authorities.

Our employment law attorneys concentrate especially in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, but we have multiple offices throughout the United States, including Florida and New York, and Miller Shah has litigated discrimination and harassment claims in many state and federal courts. We can also address such lawsuits in the United Kingdom and the European Union.

For information about your rights or our results in employment litigation, contact Miller Shah online or call 866-540-5505 to arrange a consultation.

Over 1 BILLION Recovered

Our team is equipped and prepared for complicated, high-stakes cases in all areas of business and civil litigation. We continuously strive to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

Novartis False Claims Act Settlement

$642 Million

Novartis False Claims Act Settlement
DST ERISA Class Action Settlement

$124.6 Million

DST ERISA Class Action Settlement
Teva False Claims Act Settlement

$54 Million

Teva False Claims Act Settlement
Norwegian Salmon Antitrust Settlement

$33 Million

Norwegian Salmon Antitrust Settlement
Virgin Airlines Wage and Hour Settlement

$31 Million

Virgin Airlines Wage and Hour Settlement
AMC Securities Settlement

$18 Million

AMC Securities Settlement
Eversource Energy ERISA Class Action Settlement

$14 Million

Eversource Energy ERISA Class Action Settlement
Universal Health Services ERISA Class Action Settlement

$12.5 Million

Universal Health Services ERISA Class Action Settlement
Safeway ERISA Class Action Settlement

$8.5 Million

Safeway ERISA Class Action Settlement
LinkedIn ERISA Class Action Settlement

$6.75 Million

LinkedIn ERISA Class Action Settlement
Coca-Cola ERISA Class Action Settlement

$3.5 Million

Coca-Cola ERISA Class Action Settlement
Beth Israel Medical ERISA Class Action Settlement

$2.9 Million

Beth Israel Medical ERISA Class Action Settlement
Rush University Medical ERISA Class Action Settlement

$2.9 Million

Rush University Medical ERISA Class Action Settlement
L Brands ERISA Class Action Settlement

$2.75 Million

L Brands ERISA Class Action Settlement
Omnicom ERISA Class Action Settlement

$2.45 Million

Omnicom ERISA Class Action Settlement

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