Equal Rights Advocates and Lieff Cabraser Announce Class Action Lawsuit by Women Vassar Professors Over College’s Gender Pay Gap

Five women full professors from historically women’s college file class action suit over systemic pay disparities, with 35 additional women full professors saying they share the class representatives’ grievances about Vassar’s pattern of pay discrimination Poughkeepsie, NY, Aug. 30, 2023—As classes began this week, most of the women full professors at Vassar College spoke out

2023-08-30T13:17:38+00:00August 30th, 2023|Discrimination, Employment Law|

Landmark Victory for Female Student-Athletes’ Rights

As reported by Ms. Magazine, in a groundbreaking ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Todd W. Robinson of the Southern District of California has declared that female student-athletes can now sue universities for monetary damages attendant to Title IX violations. This decision in a current and ongoing lawsuit marks a significant stride in the fight against

2023-04-19T18:55:13+00:00April 19th, 2023|Discrimination|

Judge Grants Final Approval to $118M Settlement in Google Gender Discrimination Class Action

As reported by Law360, on October 25, 2022, California Superior Court Judge Andrew Y.S. Cheng granted final approval to a $118 million settlement of multidistrict litigation brought on behalf of a class of over 15,000 female Google workers accusing the tech giant of engaging in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination against its female

2023-06-13T15:11:20+00:00October 26th, 2022|Discrimination, Employment Law|

KCRA-Sacramento Airs Powerful Report on Racial Discrimination Lawsuits Against Sutter Health

KCRA Sacramento aired a powerful report this evening on two racial discrimination lawsuits brought by physicians against Sutter Health, including Lieff Cabraser’s representation of Dr. Omondi Nyong’o in his discrimination case against Sutter Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. With a subtitle of “Lawsuit alleges Sutter Health targets minority doctors to ‘keep them in line’,” the

2023-04-19T19:22:50+00:00March 30th, 2022|Discrimination, Employment Law|

District Court Rejects Goldman Sachs’ Last-Ditch Attempt to Stop Long-Standing Gender Discrimination Class Action; The Certified Class Action Will Proceed to Trial

Judge Torres’ Order also agrees with plaintiffs on multiple evidentiary and expert testimony issues On March 17, 2022, District Court Judge Analisa Torres issued an Order in the ongoing Goldman Sachs gender discrimination case (originally filed in 2010) with significant positive ramifications for the plaintiffs and the Class. Most significantly:

2023-04-19T19:22:26+00:00March 18th, 2022|Discrimination, Employment Law|

Anne Shaver Pens Compelling Piece for Impact Fund: Ninth Circuit Finds Discrimination To Be Concrete Injury For Purposes Of Article III Standing

The following is from a piece published by the Impact Fund written by Lieff Cabraser partner Anne B. Shaver, explaining a recent Ninth Circuit decision to reject an attempt to insulate a bank from liability for admitted citizenship discrimination on standing grounds.

2023-04-19T19:24:44+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Discrimination, Firm News|

New “Today’s Workplace” Podcast Episode Featuring Discussion on Systemic Discrimination with Kelly Dermody

Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody is featured on the latest episode of Today’s Worklplace, where she and fellow plaintiff-side class action attorney Jahan Sagafi join hosts Belinda Reed Shannon and Barbara Johnson to discuss the topic of systemic discrimination. Today’s Workplace is a podcast created to keep employers current

2023-04-19T19:24:29+00:00October 27th, 2021|Discrimination, Employment Law, Firm News|

Rachel Geman in Law360 About Ways New House Age Bias Bill May Change Workplace Discrimination Cases

Since the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act cleared the House in January 2021, Law360 (subscription) has published a feature including commentary from some of the nation’s top employment attorneys on how the bill could significantly change the way workplace discrimination cases are handled. If enacted, the bill would amend civil rights laws to treat age-related employment claims the

2023-04-19T19:24:15+00:00June 28th, 2021|Discrimination, Employment Law, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser Announces Major Race Discrimination Case by Black Surgeon Challenging Bias Against Black Doctors and a Racially Toxic Workplace at Sutter Health and Palo Alto Medical Foundation

The national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein announces the filing of a major race discrimination lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court on behalf of internationally recognized Black pediatric surgical ophthalmologist Dr. Omondi Nyong’o against Sutter Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (collectively,

2023-04-19T19:24:02+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Discrimination, Employment Law|