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The Coca-Cola Company Racial Discrimination

Representing four named plaintiffs and a class of 2,200 current and former salaried African American employees alleging racially discriminatory business practices.

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Individual Whistleblower at Global Health Non-Profit

Whistleblower and public health expert, La Rue Seims, alerted the government that PCI was mischarging time spent on government grants to fund private projects.

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Sexual Harassment at the Cook County Jail

Representing over 500 women who endured systemic sexual harassment and egregious sexual misconduct directed at them by inmates.

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AECOM & Betchel Nuclear Cleanup Whistleblowers

We represented four whistleblowers alleging both companies billed the government for nuclear weapons plant cleanup work that was never performed.

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Walmart Pregnancy Discrimination

We represented a class of Walmart workers who claimed that Walmart’s pregnancy accommodation policies violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

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Farmers Insurance Company Litigation

We filed a class action complaint in California challenging Farmers Insurance Company’s practice of charging its most loyal policyholders more than was justified by the risk they present.

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We help you take on even the most powerful companies.

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Clients Share Their Journey To Justice

“These are very high-class, high-powered litigators who are outstanding… This firm has very high standards and everyone gives 150%.”

Banking Executive

“Although it was a near traumatic experience which led me to M&S, the expertise, guidance, empathy, and dedication of every team member I encountered, provided me the peace of mind to know that I was not alone or defenseless.”

Whistleblower Client

“Mehri & Skalet attorneys have been the best listeners, the most responsive, detail oriented, time conscious, creative, and generous legal team that I have ever experienced.”

Whistleblower Client

“Mehri & Skalet exists to give outstanding support to whistleblowers. I would never have been heard without their skillful and outstanding legal support. I will forever be grateful for their support.”

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Gender Discrimination

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Race Discrimination

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Age Discrimination

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Discrimination Against Consumers & Small Businesses

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Unconstitutional Practices

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Structural Racism in Institutions

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Whistleblower Retaliation

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Healthcare, Government Contracts, and Grant Fraud

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Fraud Against SEC & CFTC Markets

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Unjustified or Unlawful Rates

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Industry Fraud

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Discriminatory Practices

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Discrimination in Sports

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Equitable Pay

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Diversity in Hiring Practices

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Food and Product Labeling

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Access to Medical Records

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Counseling & Planning

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Racial Equity Assessments

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Workplace Culture and Climate Reviews

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The Wall Street Journal

“Civil-rights lawyer Cyrus Mehri headed up some of the biggest race-discrimination class actions of the early aughts. Now, he has ideas on how to make companies more equitable.”

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Bloomberg Law

“Civil rights attorney Cyrus Mehri, who played an integral role in creating the (Rooney) rule, says its effectiveness in the NFL is tied to poor efforts to enforce it.”

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National Public Radio

“One of the architects of the Rooney Rule reflects on its history — and its future”

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The Cybersecurity Lawsuit That Boards Are Talking About

The Cybersecurity Lawsuit That Boards Are Talking About By Richard Condit, Originally posted in New York Times, November 18, 2023 Effective cybersecurity is a requirement for government contractors and publicly traded companies. Yet, according to Sarah Kessler’s recent article, “The Cybersecurity Lawsuit That Boards Are Talking About,” too frequently, cybersecurity professionals find themselves facing pushback or…

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A Win for Opioid Crisis Victims and Welcoming New Faces

McKinsey & Co.’s $23 Million Settlement: filing moves school districts toward opioid crisis relief Working with co-counsel from Terrell Hogan Yegelwel Terrell. Henrichsen Law Group PLLC, and Bailey Glasser LLP, Mehri & Skalet brought lawsuits against the consultancy McKinsey & Co. for McKinsey’s role in (using McKinsey’s own words) “turbocharging” opioid sales. Mehri & Skalet and co-counsel…

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SEC Charges CBRE, Inc. with Violating Whistleblower Protection Rule

SEC Charges CBRE, Inc. with Violating Whistleblower Protection Rule By Richard Condit, Originally posted on, October 24, 2023 CBRE, Inc., a Dallas-based commercial real estate firm and subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc., settled charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for violating the SEC’s whistleblower protection rule. Between 2011 and 2022, CBRE required…

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Celebrating New Leadership, Engaging Discussions, and Advocating for Equality

Ellen Eardley is made Managing Partner In early July, Ellen Eardley became Mehri & Skalet’s Managing Partner! Ms. Eardley’s extensive experience and dedication to fostering an inclusive work environment will guide our organization forward – ensuring our core values are always at the forefront of our work.  “We are delighted that Ellen Eardley is stepping into the role…

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