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Mehri & Skalet in the News

At Mehri & Skalet, our class actions and projects to advance social justice don’t just result in excellent results for our clients: They have an impact on American society, and often generate significant press coverage. Here, a selection of recent coverage. For media coverage, case documents and summaries of by case, see our Results page.

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The Affordable Care Act

Jay Angoff has been widely featured discussing both the substantive provisions of the Affordable Care Act–also known as Obamacare–and the political debate surrounding the Act

Government Shutdown/Federal Labor Standards Act

When the government shut down last fall, 1.3 million federal workers, deemed “essential” employees, continued to work without guarantee of pay. Mehri & Skalet’s suit on their behalf, Martin et. al vs. United States of America, claimed that the government had violated its own labor law in so doing. The suit made waves in the Beltway and beyond.

Reverse Mortgages

Mehri & Skalet worked with the AARP Litigation Foundation to secure a win on behalf of elderly reverse mortgage-holders. In Bennett, et al v. Shaun Donovan, Secretary, HUD, the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that HUD violated federal law by failing to protect the surviving spouses of reverse mortgage-holders. The case generated coverage including the following:

Employment Discrimination

Rooney Rule/NFL/Football