Medicis Pharmaceutical — Sex Discrimination

M&S and co-counsel represented a class of over 200 women who alleged that Medicis’s top executives created a sexually hostile environment for the women in its sales force and discriminated against them in pay and promotions. Under the settlement, Medicis agreed to pay a total of about $7.1 million, an average of over $30,000 per class member, and to provide comprehensive programmatic relief. More information about the settlement can be found at