Cases & Deals

Saks obtains dismissal of all discrimination claims in federal court

Client(s) Saks Incorporated

Jones Day represented Saks Fifth Avenue against former employee's claims of sexual and racial harassment and retaliatory termination. Following a five day public hearing, in April 2010, Jones Day obtained a dismissal of all claims against Saks and the individual defendants. After the plaintiff filed a similar action in federal court, in September 2011, Jones Day obtain dismissal of all claims against Saks in the federal action.

Tadree Coppedge v. New York City Saks, LLC d/b/a Saks Fifth Avenue, 10 Civ. 6349 (BSJ), New York State Division of Human Rights and Southern District of New York