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Alfred Perkins Obtains Defense Verdict for Municipality in Employment Case

December 10, 2018

Alfred Perkins obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial in federal court for a municipality in an employment case.  An employee sued her employer alleging that she was denied a promotion to a supervisor position because of her gender. The employer asserted that the male employee who was promoted was more qualified. After a 3-day trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the employer, finding that gender was not a motivating factor in the employer’s promotion decision.

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