Cases & Deals

Verizon obtains summary judgment in Section 1981 race discrimination case

Clients Verizon Communications, Inc.

Jones Day obtained summary judgment for Verizon Communications, Inc. in a case involving allegations of Section 1981 race discrimination, breach of contract and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing brought by a minority-owned vendor and its African-American president and chief executive officer.

Big Apple Tire, Inc. v. Telesector Resources Group, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Services Group, _ F. Supp. 2d _, No. 05 CIV 8870., 2007 WL 489247 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 14, 2007)