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Martin A. Shellist

Martin Shellist’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • $1.3 Million Whistleblower Verdict

    Practice Area:
    Civil Rights
    Date:
    Aug 02, 2002
    Outcome:
    $1.3 million verdict for my client
    Description:
    Whistleblower case against the City of Houston. Levingston v. City of Houston. Appellate case reported in favor of our client, Levingston.
  • Roussell v. Brinker International

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Mar 05, 2009
    Outcome:
    $300,000 verdict for my clients
    Description:
    Wage case on behalf of 55 waitstaff employees.
  • See www.eeoc.net for all Firm successes

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    (not available)
  • $3.2 Million Sexual Harassment Verdict

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jul 15, 2011
    Outcome:
    $3,200,000 Verdict at Trial
    Description:
    Former-judge sexually harassed female employees. He was sued under 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 for sexual harassment and equal protection violations, and also under state law for intentional infliction of emotional distress. The jury deliberated for 3 1/2 hours.
  • Jury verdict for $730,000, plus attorney's fees and costs

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Outcome:
    $730,000 jury verdict, plus attorney's fees and expenses
    Description:
    Won a trial in August 2011 against Texas Southern University for the former women's head basketball coach. Discrimination and retaliation under Title VII and Title IX.
  • 5th Circuit Upholds Punitive Damage Award

    Practice Area:
    Sexual Harassment
    Date:
    Feb 26, 2013
    Outcome:
    $500,000 Award Upheld on Appeal
    Description:
    On February 26, 2013, the 5th Circuit upheld a $250,000 punitive damage award I obtained after a sexual harassment trial concluded in August 2011. The total verdict was $500,000.