Cases & Deals

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company obtains summary judgment in age discrimination case

Client(s) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Jones Day successfully defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company against Plaintiff's claim of age discrimination before the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division, and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. On June 21, 2011, the district court granted summary judgment to Reynolds, dismissing Plaintiff's claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Lorene Zilisch v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Case No. 3:10-cv-00474 (W.D. Wis.)