O’Melveny’s Robertson, Damm Author Law360 Article on NYC Human Rights Case
June 05, 2013
O’Melveny & Myers partner Mark Robertson and associate Matthew Damm co-authored a recent article for Law360 titled “NYC Human Rights Claims Are Still Tricky For Employers.” The piece, published on June 4, 2013, focuses on gender discrimination and retaliation claims against Credit Agricole Cheuvreux, following an April 26, 2013, judgment by the Second Circuit that the case should proceed to trial under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL). This decision vacates the Southern District of New York’s ruling, which granted summary judgment to the employer, and dismissed plaintiff Renee Mihalik’s complaint. According to the article, the Second Circuit’s ruling “serves as a reminder” for employers that even behavior that is not actionable under federal law, may still “result in liability under the NYCHRL.” Robertson and Damm are members of O’Melveny’s labor and employment practice, and reside in the Firm’s New York office.