Former Employee Files Discrimination Complaint Against Laura Ingraham and LifeZette

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(Washington, D.C.) – Former executive assistant to Laura Ingraham, Karolina Wilson, filed a complaint today in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia alleging discrimination and retaliation against Ingraham and her company, Ingraham Media Group, known as LifeZette. Ingraham …

Jonathan Puth Speaks on Representing Transgender Clients in the DC Metro Area

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Jonathan C. Puth addressed the annual conference of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association regarding representation of transgender clients in the Washington, DC area. Appearing on a panel with other trans advocates, Mr. Puth addressed best practices and strategies in …

Linda M. Correia Featured as D.C. Bar Changemaker

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The D.C. Bar’s February 2018 publication of the Washington Lawyer highlights social justice changemakers across Washington, D.C. and the globe, including Correia & Puth’s Linda M. Correia. Ms. Correia is featured for her work fighting retaliation in discrimination cases and joins a powerful list of …

State Lawmakers Push Legislation Barring Confidentiality in Sexual Harassment Cases

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The growing national conversation on sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement has focused new attention on confidentiality clauses in employment and settlement agreements, particularly for victims of sexual harassment. Last week, California State Senator Connie M. Leyva …

Supreme Court Considers Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Retaliation Provision

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On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers, a case in which the Court will decide when employees can challenge retaliation under the whistleblower protection provision of the Dodd-Frank Act.  See …

Jury awards transgender professor $1.1 million in first-of-its-kind discrimination case

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A federal jury on Monday awarded a transgender professor, Dr. Rachel Tudor, $1.165 million in a groundbreaking Title VII sex discrimination case. This case is the first federal sex discrimination case with a transgender plaintiff to go before a jury. The case …