Discrimination, Employment and Civil Rights
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News & Events
THL lawyers have been named among the top lawyers in Ohio for 2013, including honors as among the Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers and Top 50 Cleveland Super Lawyers. Full story
THL obtained a reversal and remand of a previously dismissed age discrimination claim in the Sixth Circuit this week, in the case Gaglioti v. Levin Group. The case previously had been dismissed by the Northern District of Ohio on summary judgment. The case will now return to the trial court for a jury trial on the merits. Full story
THL Obtains Sixth Circuit Reversal, Ensuring Disability Discrimination Rights for Union Employees 12/15/2012
THL obtained a reversal in the case Paul v. Kaiser Permanente in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals this week, overturning a Northern District of Ohio decision from 2011. In reversing the N.D. Ohio's grant of judgment on the pleadings, the Sixth Circuit confirmed established precedent stating that an employer's defensive invocation of a collective bargaining agreement in a disability discrimination case will not subject the case to preemption under Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act.Full story