You have a very good case as under Title VII. Contact my office if you want to discuss this matter further. Incidentally its not just under Title VII, you also have a cause of action as under the MD Civil Rights Act. Note also that upon issuance of the Right to Sue, you have 90 days to file a lawsuit in court; if you file on the 91st day, you are out of luck; so I would contact an attorney early.
This case may have real potential. The fact that you have the statement as well as knowledge as to who replaced you, together with the reason they gave for letting you go, is all very helpful. Don't wait for the right to sue letter to contact qualified Maryland counsel; getting started sooner will help you and your attorney significantly.
This is not formal legal advice.
A Notice of Right to Sue will be issued if you demand, whenever you demand. The Notice of Right to Sue does not make any findings or embody any determinations that will make any difference in your claim. It will neither support or rebut your contentions.
Get lawyer first and let lawyer manage the RtS time sequence.
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