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…

201601.28
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M&S Launches Whistleblower Law Practice under Attorney Richard Condit

It’s been a busy last couple months at Mehri & Skalet. We brought on former Government Accountability Project counsel Richard Condit to run our new whistleblower law practice, including cases involving whistleblower retaliation, disclosures to the SEC and other federal agencies, and false claims or fraud against the government or its contractors. Mr. Condit has…

201506.29
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Latest News: Wins for Seniors, Diversity in English Soccer, And Lifetime Achievements-Oh My!

M&S LAWSUIT RESULTS IN STUNNING HUD POLICY CHANGE: THOUSANDS OF SPOUSES OF REVERSE MORTGAGE BORROWERS NO LONGER FACE FORECLOSURE On June 12, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued new policy guidance that allow “surviving spouses” of reverse mortgages to stay in their homes. M&S, along with co-counsel AARP Foundation Litigation, filed suit…

201503.06
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UNC ATHLETES JOIN “SHAM CLASSES” LAWSUIT AGAINST UNIVERSITY

Mehri & Skalet announced that three more plaintiffs have joined former UNC student-athlete Michael McAdoo in a case alleging that UNC promised prospective student-athletes a legitimate UNC education, gained those student-athletes’ confidence, and then steered them into bogus classes designed not to educate. In a joint statement with M&S Of Counsel Attorney and American University…

201502.10
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FRITZ POLLARD ALLIANCE CALLS ON WASHINGTON FOOTBALL CLUB TO CHANGE NAME

The Fritz Pollard Alliance (FPA), an influential civil rights organization co-founded by Cyrus Mehri to promote diversity within the National Football League (NFL), called on the Washington Football Club to change its name. Using the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday to make its announcement, the group issued a statement that read in part, “Promoting…