Month: August 2020

Victims of Race Discrimination: Don’t Forget About § 1981!

As the recent murders of innocent African American civilians like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others remind us, the United States has a long way to go in its struggle for racial justice.  While current efforts against racial inequality are rightfully focused on police brutality, race discrimination in employment has a long and ignominious history in this…

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CDM Smith, Inc. and CDM Federal Programs Corporation Settle False Claims Act Suit with Federal Government (Press Release)

Posted August 27th, 2020. WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2020 — announced that CDM Smith, Inc., a construction and engineering company, and its wholly-owned subsidiary CDM Federal Programs Corporation, which serves government agencies, have agreed to pay $5.65 million to the United States to settle False Claims Act and contractual claims. represented Relator Vincent Bevilacqua who filed the case against CDM Smith,…

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Sanford Heisler Adds Ross Brooks as Qui Tam Practice Group Head

Posted August 14th, 2012. Former Milberg Partner Brings Diverse Experience Representing Whistleblowers Nationwide Under U.S. False Claims Act For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, , [email protected] (August 14, 2012, New York, NY) – Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP (SWH), a leading national public interest law firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York and San Francisco, today announced the…

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“Take care of your kid situation”—Employers are Failing Working Moms During this Pandemic

As many schools go fully virtual this fall, working parents are faced with many questions about caring for and educating children while working.  Working moms also face an additional question: will my boss perceive me as less committed to my work because I am a woman with children?  Unfortunately, too often the answer is “yes.” That working moms face a…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against The Waterford School for Failure to Protect Female Student With Disabilities Raped by Male Classmate

Posted August 3rd, 2020. Click here to read the complaint Salt Lake City, UT, Aug. 3, 2020 – Attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp, together with local counsel Ferbrache Law, today filed a lawsuit on behalf of Tabitha Bell against The Waterford School. The case brought by the former student was filed in Utah’s Third District Court in Salt Lake County.…

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