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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%.”

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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.”

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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.”

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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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Auto-Safety

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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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Ending 2022 With A New Look

We’re proud of all that we’ve accomplished this year to advance justice and fight for our clients. Thank you to all our “friends of the firm” for your ongoing support. Sending everyone best wishes for a safe and healthy 2023! Mehri & Skalet Wins Big for Clients Historic Sexual Harassment Lawsuit in Illinois In September…

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NASA Racial Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit Moves Forward

NASA Racial Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit Moves Forward, EEOC Certifies Classes of Black And Asian American Employees Plaintiffs allege racial bias in performance appraisal ratings, 2,000+ employees in implicated classes Washington, DC (October 4, 2022) — Last Friday, a racial discrimination class action lawsuit against NASA made one giant leap forward when the Equal Employment Opportunity…

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How Whistleblowers Can Prevent Crises Like The Baby Formula Shortage

Op-Ed: A Please To Baby Formula Employees Richard Condit and Cleveland Lawrence III, the co-chairs of Mehri & Skalet’s whistleblower practice, recently published an op-ed titled “Baby Formula Employees, We Need You to Blow the Whistle” in Whistleblower Network News about the importance of whistleblowers in preventing crises like the baby formula shortage. “We need…

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Severance Packages and Whistleblower Protection

Water Contamination Whistleblower Seeks Justice Mehri & Skalet is proud to represent Christine Ferrigan, a former Delray Beach wastewater inspector who recently filed a lawsuit against the City of Delray Beach after she was fired for blowing the whistle on ongoing drinking water contamination. The City of Delray beach terminated Ms. Ferrigan after she alerted…

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