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Public-Spirited Law Firm Seeks Litigation Associate OVERVIEW The Washington, D.C. law firm of Mehri & Skalet, PLLC (“M&S”) seeks a litigation associate with 2-4 years of experience.  M&S represents plaintiffs – primarily employees, whistleblowers, consumers, investors, and non-profits – in complex litigation under federal and state law.  The firm engages in class action and impact litigation,…


Latest News: New York Times Magazine Profiles Of Counsel Judge U.W. Clemon as Crusader Against Segregation in Alabama Schools

New York Times Magazine: The Resegregation of Jefferson County In a New York Times Magazine feature article last week, Judge U.W. Clemon describes his experience working on the first school-desegregation case he ever worked on – a case that has carried over to today: “I never envisioned that I would be fighting in 2017 essentially the…


Latest News: Cyrus Mehri Announces Run for NFLPA Exec. Director, Ellen Eardley Returns to M&S, Jay Angoff Defends the ACA and U.W. Clemon Speaks Out On Charlottesville

Cyrus Mehri Announces Bid to Become the NFL Players Association’s Next Executive Director While appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports” with Bryant Gumbel, Cyrus Mehri announced his candidacy for Executive Director of the NFL Players Association. You can view a clip from the interview below: Cyrus Mehri Announces Bid to Head the NFLPA: Real Sports Trailer…


Latest News: M&S Wins Millions for Victims of Volkswagen Pollution, Ends SSA’s Unlawful Seizure of Old Taxpayer Debts

M&S Wins Historic Settlement for Cherokee Nation in Environmental Justice Case Against Volkswagen Group American Indian tribes will receive a $50 million trust account to mitigate pollution from vehicles as part of a historic $14.7 billion settlement from the Volkswagen Group. Mehri & Skalet and co-counsel represented the Cherokee Nation and Eastern Band of Cherokee…


Latest News: M&S Victory for Washington State Homeowners; M&S Advocates for Iranian Americans Affected by the Travel Ban EO

Washington State Court Rules in Favor of Homeowners In February, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled that the state’s consumer protection statute imposes a duty on sellers to be honest and forthright, and rejected a call to impose the burden of discovery on consumers, which would have returned the state to the days of “caveat…


Latest News: M&S Advocates for Federal Workers in Two High-Profile Cases

Federal Prison Workers Win $20 Million Settlement in Historic Sexual Harassment Class Action Suit Federal prison workers at the largest federal correctional complex in the country – Coleman, Fla. – won a $20 million settlement in a historic sexual harassment class action suit, which also will bring sweeping changes within the prison. The United States Department of…


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…


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…