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MALDEF and Outten & Golden LLP

Wells Fargo & Co. illegally denied qualified applicants, including a college student, loans because of their immigration status, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday. MALDEF and Outten & Golden LLP represent the plaintiff.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP's Class Action practice group named 2016 Practice Group of the Year in the category of Employment

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Today, notice will be provided to class members in a $7.5 million settlement that has been reached with Walmart and Sam's Club (together "Walmart") in a class action lawsuit that challenged the lack of health insurance benefits for the same-sex spouses of associates between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013 (the "Settlement Class Period"). To receive payments under the Settlement, Settlement Class Members must file claims with the Settlement Administrator no later than March 20, 2017.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce that Melissa E. Pierre-Louis has been promoted to Counsel and that Erin M. Pressman has joined the firm's growing San Francisco office as an associate, representing individual employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Bradley F. Podliska, a former investigator of the House Benghazi Committee, announced he has satisfactorily settled the federal civil rights lawsuit he filed a year ago against the Benghazi Committee and its Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy. Major Podliska is represented by Peter Romer-Friedman and co-counsel.


PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

David Lopez, who served as General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for more than six years, is joining Outten & Golden LLP on Jan. 1, 2017, the firm announced today.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Former Walmart associate Jacqueline Cote and her lawyers filed a motion today asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to grant preliminary approval of a class action settlement in Cote’s action that challenged Walmart’s lack of health insurance benefits for same-sex spouses of Walmart associates prior to 2014.