201702.15
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Latest News: M&S Files Federal Lawsuit on Behalf of Four Prominent Iranian-American Organizations Fighting Trump Travel Ban Executive Order

Lawsuit Against Travel Ban Executive  Last week, Mehri & Skalet filed a case in federal court challenging the Trump Administration’s Executive Order banning nationals from Iran and six other predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S. Mehri & Skalet teamed up with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and pro bono counsel, Arnold…

201611.23
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Latest News: M&S Achieves Historic Settlement in Gender Discrimination Case Against Pharmaceutical Company Medicis

Thanks to the courage of our clients and the hard work of Mehri & Skalet attorneys and co-counsel at Valli, Kane & Vagnini, historic monetary relief has been approved for 225 women who were sales representatives of Medicis, a pharmaceutical company that oversaw policies and practices that discriminated against female field sales employees, impacting their…

201610.20
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Latest News: M&S is Advocating for Consumers in State Courts, Federal Courts and the U.S. Supreme Court

M&S Settles with Verizon for Improperly Charging for Installing Jacks In Enerson v. Verizon New Jersey, Mehri & Skalet, working with co-counsel, claimed that Verizon had improperly charged customers on about 300,000 occasions for installing “network interface jacks” — a cost that by tariff should have been borne by Verizon. Following extensive negotiations and discovery,…

201607.21
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M&S Speaking Out

While most known for achieving major victories for his clients in high impact litigation, Cyrus Mehri is a frequent speaker before influential audiences. In the past several months, Mr. Mehri delivered speeches and produced various commentaries about a number of issues that align with the firm’s mission. This spring, Mr. Mehri spoke out about the…

201607.14
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Harnessing Shareholder Power to Advance Opportunity

Keynote address at the Human Capital Management Summit in Detroit. Given by Cyrus Mehri March 14, 2016 Introduction I am thrilled to be here among such an influential and dedicated group of shareholder investor leaders. Rightfully, you are gathering today to address what is one of the most important, yet least valued corporate assets: human…

201601.28
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New Faces and Fellows at M&S

In addition to bringing on former Government Accountability Project counsel Richard Condit to run our new whistleblower law practice, we added two new associates and two new fellows. As we approach our 15th anniversary next fall (wow!), we can’t help but be proud at the ways in which Mehri & Skalet continues to grow and…

201601.20
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Latest News: Mehri & Skalet Secured A $2.7 Million Settlement Against Ryan Housing Companies for Discrimination Against People with Disabilities

In November, Mehri & Skalet worked with the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), Open Communities, and HOPE Fair Housing Center (HOPE) to make Ryan properties compliant with the accessibility requirements of the federal Fair Housing Act. Ryan Companies has agreed to make alterations to over 900 apartments, resolving a lawsuit involving 10 housing complexes located…