Following the successful jury trial on behalf of Russel Lopes, the Gordon Law Group is pleased to announce that the Court has approved the class action settlement on behalf of minority applicants to the Department of Public Works for the City of Brockton. Judge Daniel O'Shea called the settlement "an amazing ...
December 9, 2020Philip Gordon
After years of hard fought litigation and a successful jury trial, a multi-million dollar settlement has been reached on behalf of Russell Lopes. you can read more about it here. If you've suffered discrimination at work, give us a call.
January 3, 2020Philip Gordon
Gordon Law Group featured in wbur in support of star BSO flutists Equal Pay Act lawsuit against the BSO (View Article)
July 9, 2018Philip Gordon
Gordon Law Group featured in The Boston Globe in support of BSO Flutist and first suit under Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (View Article)
July 6, 2018Philip Gordon
Gordon Law Group featured on NPR supporting star flutist in a lawsuit against the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the MA Equal Pay Act (View Article)
July 5, 2018Philip Gordon
Gordon Law Group featured in The Enterprise representing Russell Lopes a victim of discrimination by the city of Brockton, recently awarded $4.05M in a jury trial (View Article)
March 16, 2018Philip Gordon
Lawyers Weekly interviewed Philip Gordon for an article concerning the Attorney General's new Pay Equity Guidance. View Article
March 8, 2018Philip Gordon
Philip Gordon was interviewed by the Brockton Enterprise concerning a new report released by the City of Brockton attempting to second guess the landmark $4M jury verdict awarded to Gordon Law Group's client, Russell Lopes, for outrageous acts of discrimination and retaliation. Since that verdict, the City commissioned a ...
January 21, 2018Philip Gordon
Gordon Law Group featured in The Enterprise representing Russell Lopes against the city of Brockton, in a discrimination case (View Article)
January 20, 2018Philip Gordon
In its latest ruling under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), New York’s highest court clarified the standard for plaintiffs to obtain punitive damages. In a landmark ruling, the Court held that “the standard for determining punitive damages under the NYCHRL is whether the wrongdoer has engaged ...
November 25, 2017Philip Gordon
Aaron Nicodermus quoted Philip Gordon in an article in Bloomberg Law (Bloomberg) about the use of lie detector tests (also known as a polygraph test) in employment. Let us know if you would like a copy of the article. And, of course, if you are asked to take ...
October 31, 2017Philip Gordon
No surprise. Corporate sexual harassment trainings simply don’t work. A study form the University of Oregon found that, “Without a morally compelling legal core to animate the purpose of the training and provide coherence to the rules, harassment training becomes a hollow exercise in corporate compliance. The ...
October 18, 2017Philip Gordon
The City of Brockton is facing a $45.6M potential punitive damage award as a result of post-trial motions brought by Gordon Law Group, LLP in connection with 38 minority applicants who suffered similar discrimination at the hands of the City. Now, Jimmy Pereira, a candidate running against the City's ...
October 3, 2017Philip Gordon
Eight individuals, including two current professors, have filed complaints against Dr. Florian Jaeger, who is now taking the semester off. Senior Lindsay Wrobel is among those who have complained about Dr. Florian, and she intends to continue on a hunger strike until the university removes Florian. “My individual ...
September 18, 2017Philip Gordon
Philip Gordon was quoted in Bloomberg Law today concerning Dell EMC's $110,000 settlement of discrimination claims brought by a transgender intern who said she was subject to a hostile work environment, denied advancement and retaliated against. Call if you're having trouble retrieving the article, and we can get you a copy. ...
September 1, 2017Philip Gordon
After a long battle, pregnant worker protection finally passes. Discrimination law has always protected pregnant workers, but that duty to accommodate pregnancy was narrow, leaving workers without ability to get breaks, to temporarily avoid hazardous positions or to get help with manual labor. Employers may still deny accommodations ...
August 5, 2017Philip Gordon
Medical marijuana has been legal for use by “qualified patients” in Massachusetts since 2012, and has been equivalent to using any other prescription medication since. For the first time, the Massachusetts courts have ruled that “qualified patients” under the Medical Marijuana Act (which does not provide specific disability discrimination ...
July 17, 2017Philip Gordon
We are proud to announce that the Superior Court rejected the City of Brockton plea to reduce the jury's $4M verdict in its battle against our client, Russell Lopes. (View Article)
June 26, 2017Philip Gordon