$500,000 Discrimination Settlement

Attorney Josh Gruenberg represented four women in one case against a statewide trade school.  Three of the women were subjected to physical intimidation due to their gender and sexual harassment by two managers.  The acts of intimidation included the pounding of fists on tables, yelling at close range and cornering one of the women.  The sexual harassment included leering, constant sexual banter and innuendo and in one case, touching a client’s bottom.  The last plaintiff who is black heard other blacks referred to as “spearchuckers” and was told her two boys would either end up in the NBA or in prison.  Josh argued the perpetrators were employed because they provided economic benefit to the school.  The economic losses ranged from zero to $30,000.  Attorney Gruenberg successfully settled the case for $500,000.