Ellen Cauthen v. Augusta/Richmond County School Board

William James Atkins

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2007

Practice Area:Employment / Labor

Outcome:$288,000.00 Verdict/$430,000.00 Settlement

Description:Mr. Atkins represented Ellen Cauthen against her former employer, the Augusta/Richmond County School Board, in this race discrimination and retaliation case. The case was tried to a jury in federal court (Southern District of Georgia - Augusta Division). The jury returned a verdict in favor of Ms. Cauthen in the amount of $288,000.00. Mr. Atkins prepared a Fee Petition after trial and negotiated a post-trial settlement.