Cracker Barrel Race Discrimination Class Action
Case Type: Race Discrimination
Company: Cracker Barrel
David Sanford was lead counsel in a race discrimination class action suit against Cracker Barrel restaurants. The case concerned discrimination in pay and promotion, and also involved discrimination against African-American customers. The United States Department of Justice intervened in the case after five years of litigation and the suit settled for $8.7 million.
- Cracker Barrel Settles Lawsuits, The Washington Post, September 10, 2004
- Restaurant chain settles race-bias claims, NBC News, September 9, 2004
- Cracker Barrel Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuits for $8.7M, Fox News, September 9, 2004