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…

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…

201601.20
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Latest News: Mehri & Skalet Named Among Washingtonian’s “Best Lawyers”

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Congrats to Mehri & Skalet’s Cyrus Mehri and Michael Lieder, both of whom were named as part of Washingtonian magazine’s “Best Lawyers” issue, now out on newsstands. Mehri and Lieder were named as best lawyers for Employment Plaintiffs. Steve Skalet has for many years been peer-selected as a Super Lawyer and has appeared on lists of…

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…