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David Wachtel’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • Solomon v. Vilsack (US Dept. of Agriculture)

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Dec 21, 2010
    Outcome:
    The DC Circuit vacated summary judgment.
    Description:
    Whether a former federal employee who receives disability retirement benefits is barred from bringing discrimination claims. I wrote the amicus brief for the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. John Karl represented the plaintiff and argued the appeal to resounding success.
  • Smith v. England, Department of the Navy

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Jun 22, 2006
    Outcome:
    EEOC, on appeal, ruled for my client
    Description:
    EEOC rules for job applicant (my client), granting six years of back pay, holding that the Department of Navy discriminated on the basis of disability by assuming, contrary to the evidence, that my client could not work safely.
  • Newkirk v. Berry

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Jul 08, 2010
    Outcome:
    Ruling for the Employee
    Description:
    Administrative Judge found sex and disability harassment and the EEOC, on appeal, affirmed the decision.
  • Hilton v. Transcom, Inc. et al

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Apr 30, 2012
    Outcome:
    Employer's partial motion to dismiss denied. Case has been resolved.
    Description:
    Rejecting a prior decision from the District of Maryland, the Court ruled that a woman who rejects sexual advances from her boss is legally protected from retaliation under Title VII and local law