Morelli Law Firm has Secured Billions for its Clients
At Morelli Law Firm, we take on complex cases in a wide range of practice
areas, and are not afraid to take those cases to trial.
Below are just a few of our courtroom victories.
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Firm Obtains Settlement for Racial Discrimination Victims
Settlement: $1.8 million
Four men who worked for a large bank became the victims of a workplace bullying campaign against them. The men, who were all of East Asian descent, became the targets of colleagues after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, since one of the men was of the Muslim faith. The co-workers started bullying the plaintiffs, calling them racist names such as "terrorists". The bank agreed to pay $1.8 million in damages.
Firm Achieves Justice for Wall Street Age Discrimination Victim
Settlement: $1.5 million
Plaintiff was a professional man in his early 50s, working on Wall Street. His employer started trying to squeeze him out, saying that they were "downsizing", when in reality they were trying to replace him with a younger worker whose junior wage would cost them less. Plaintiff launched an age discrimination lawsuit against his employer. Defendant was paid $1.5 million in damages.
Firm Achieves Justice for Fired Whistleblower
Settlement: $1.355 million
Plaintiff, a professional man working as in-house counsel at a company, sued after being fired for complaining internally about SOX violations. Plaintiff reported to the company the illegality of such violations, namely that the company was misrepresenting the value of their stock to the public, and that the company had huge debts that they were not revealing to anyone. Plaintiff also reported that a planned layoff illegally targeted older employees. Plaintiff was awarded $1.355 million to compensate for being retaliated against as a whistleblower.
Firm Achieves Justice for Pregnant Discrimination Victim
A woman working in the fashion industry sued for discrimination based on her pregnancy. Plaintiff recorded a conversation with her boss, who threatened: "If you're pregnant during fashion week, I'll fire you." Plaintiff was subsequently fired when her employer learned she was pregnant. Our lawyers obtained $800,000 in damages for her discrimination suit.
Firm Settles Age Discrimination Suit
This was a highly confidential age discrimination lawsuit.