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John Arthur Beranbaum

John Beranbaum’s Legal Cases

16 total


  • Ferris v. Delta Air Lines, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    reversing summary judgment
    Description:
    In sexual harassment case, holding that hotel room where flight attendant was allegedly raped by co-worker during layoff was "work environment" under Title VII.
  • Weissman v. Dawn Joy Fashions, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    upholding jury verdict for plaintiff
    Description:
    The plaintiff was fired after suffering a heart attack. At trial, the jury found that the employer had terminated him, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Kim v. Dial Services International, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    upholding jury verdict for plaintiff
    Description:
    In a race discrimination case, the jury returned a $1.6 million verdict for the plaintiff, which the trial court remitted to six figures. The Court of Appeals upheld the judgment for plaintiff.
  • Anderson v. State of New York

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    denying summary judgment
    Description:
    A lawyer brought a claim that she was fired in retaliation for exercising her First Amendment rights when she complained about the Departmental Disciplinary Committee was whitewashing the public's attorney misconduct complaints. The district court denied defendants' motion for summary judgment.
  • Tse v. UBS Financial Services, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    plaintiff's verdict
    Description:
    In a sex discrimination case brought by a female Financial Advisor, the jury found for the plaintiff and awarded her $3.5 million. The district court remitted the verdict to six figures.
  • International Healthcare Exchange, Inc. v. Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    denying summary judgment
    Description:
    In denying summary judgment, the district court held that the employer's assignment of an an inordinate and disparate amount of clerical tasks to a female professional raised an inference of unlawful gender stereotyping.
  • DiFilippo v. Barclays Capital, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    denying summary judgment
    Description:
    Denying summary judgment in a collective action Fair Labor Standard Act case brought by clearance clerks misclassified as being exempt from overtime wages.
  • Estabrook v. Safety & Ecology Corp.

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Feb 25, 2014
    Outcome:
    reversing motion to dismiss
    Description:
    In a case involving a female employee's sexual harassment by a serial harasser, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed the lower court's motion to dismiss.
  • Stokes v. Mount Vernon

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Mar 13, 2013
    Outcome:
    denial of motion to dismiss
    Description:
    in constitutional due process claim brought by City's fired Inspector General, denying motion to dismiss
  • Morse v. JetBlue Airways

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    denial of motion for Summary Judgment
    Description:
    denying summary judgment where disabled supervisor of flight attendants denied reasonable accommodation to return from leave of absence to work in a modified or different position, and then fired under airline’s policy of automatically terminating anyone on leave for 52 weeks