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Employment Discrimination Case Law Database

Below is a compilation of cases organized by court, date, issue, and holding. This is provided for informational purposes only, to assist in conducting case law research. This is obviously not a comprehensive collection. (Key: “SJ = summary judgment; “12(b)(6)” refers to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), under which a court may dismiss a complaint for failure to state a claim.)

CitationCourtDateIssue/ClaimFavoringHolding
Kwan v. Andalex GroupCA2Dec. 16, 2013RetaliationPVacate SJ/D
Graves v. Deutsche Bank (Summary Order)CA2Dec. 4, 2013Age Discrimination (ADEA, NYCHRL)DAffirm Grant SJ/D
Holtz v. Rockefeller & Co., Inc., 258 F.3d 62 (2d Cir. 2001)CA2July 10, 2001Hostile Work Environment (Sexual Harassment)PVacate SJ/D
Ferris v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., 277 F.3d 128 (2d Cir. Dec. 21, 2001)CA2Dec. 21, 2001Hostile Work Environment/Sexual Harassment (Title VII, NYSHRL, NYCHRL)PVacate SJ/D
Graves v. Deutsche Bank (Summary Order)CA2Dec. 4, 2013Retaliation (ADEA, NYCHRL)DAffirm Grant SJ/D
Sandvik v. Sears Holding, 12-cv-2096EDNYJan. 2, 2014Age DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Dall v St Catherine of Siena Medical CenterEDNY (Brodie)Aug. 14, 2013RetaliationDGrant SJ/D
Dall v St Catherine of Siena Medical CenterEDNY (Brodie)Aug. 14, 2013Gender DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Dall v St Catherine of Siena Medical CenterEDNY (Brodie)Aug. 14, 2013Hostile Work Environment/Sexual HarassmentDGrant SJ/D
Dall v St Catherine of Siena Medical CenterEDNY (Brodie)Aug. 14, 2013Constructive DischargePDeny SJ/D
Peralta v. Roros 940, Inc., 72 F. Supp. 3d 385 (E.D.N.Y. 2014)EDNY (Gershon)Dec. 10, 2014Pregnancy DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Domenech v. NYC Employees' Retirement System, 15-cv-2521 (EDNY May 9, 2016)EDNY (Glasser)May 9, 2016RetaliationPDeny 12(b)(6)/D
Apicella v. Rite AidEDNY (Kuntz)March 27, 2013Gender DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Smith v. Town of Hempstead Dept. of Sanitation Sanitary District No. 2EDNY (Spatt)Nov. 16, 2013Retaliation (Title VII)PDeny Reconsideration of Denial of SJ/D
Kemp v. CSX TransportationNDNY (Hurd)Jan. 27, 2014Hostile Work Environment (Race)PDeny SJ/D
Kemp v. CSX TransportationNDNY (Hurd)Jan. 27, 2014Race Discrimination (1981)PDeny SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Hostile Work Environment/Sexual Harassment (Title VII)PDeny SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Retaliation (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Gender Discrimination/Disparate Treatment (Title VII)P Deny SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Pregnancy Discrimination (Title VII/PDA)PDeny SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Disparate Impact (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin) Nov. 21, 2013Retaliation (Title VII)PDeny SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Gender Discrimination/Disparate Treatment (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Gender Discrimination/Disparate Treatment (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Gender Discrimination/Disparate Treatment (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Retaliation (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Meadors v. Ulster CountyNDNY (Scullin)Nov. 21, 2013Retaliation (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Magdo v. Fidessa Corp.NY Sup NYJan. 3, 2014Gender/Pregnancy Discrimination (NYCHRL)PDeny SJ/D
Kulaya v. Dunbar Armored, Inc.NYAD(2)Oct. 9, 2013Disability DiscriminationDAffirm SJ/D
Sacks v. Gandhi Engineering, Inc.SDNYFeb. 27, 2014Religious DiscriminationDGrant SJ/D
Sacks v. Gandhi Engineering, Inc.SDNYFeb. 27, 2014Disability DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Sacks v. Gandhi Engineering, Inc.SDNYFeb. 27, 2014Age DiscriminationDGrant SJ/D
Colon v. Fashion Institute of TechnologySDNY (Baer)Oct. 18, 2013Race Discrimination (1981)DGrant SJ/D
Litzman v. City of New YorkSDNY (Baer)Nov. 15, 2013Religious Discrimination - Failure to Accommodate (Title VII)DGrant SJ/D
Litzman v. City of New YorkSDNY (Baer)Nov. 15, 2013Religious Discrimination - Failure to Accommodate (NYCHRL)PGrant SJ/P
Colon v. Fashion Institute of TechnologySDNY (Baer)Oct. 18, 2013Retaliation (1981)DGrant SJ/D
Colon v. Fashion Institute of TechnologySDNY (Baer)Oct. 18, 2013FMLA InterferencePDeny SJ/D
Colon v. Fashion Institute of TechnologySDNY (Baer)Oct. 18, 2013FMLA RetaliationPDeny SJ/D
Colon v. Fashion Institute of TechnologySDNY (Baer)Oct. 18, 2013Hostile Work Environment (Race/National Origin) (42 USC 1981, NYCHRL)DGrant SJ/D
Stathatos v. Gala Resources, LLCSDNY (Carter)May 21, 2010Gender DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Stathatos v. Gala Resources, LLCSDNY (Carter)May 21, 2010Race DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Stathatos v. Gala Resources, LLCSDNY (Carter)May 21, 2010Hostile Work Environment/Sexual HarassmentPDeny SJ/D
Benussi v. UBS Financial ServicesSDNY (Crotty)Feb. 13, 2014RetaliationPDeny SJ/D
Benussi v. UBS Financial ServicesSDNY (Crotty)Feb. 13, 2014Sexual Orientation DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Idlisan v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corp., 2013 WL 6049076 (SDNY Nov. 15, 2013) SDNY (Engelmayer)Nov. 15, 2013Disability Discrimination (ADA)DGrant 12(b)(6) Motion to DIsmiss
Brown v. City of New York, 11-cv-2915, 2013 WL 3789091 (SDNY July 19, 2013)SDNY (Engelmayer)July 19, 2013RetaliationDGrant SJ/D
Brown v. City of New York, 11-cv-2915, 2013 WL 3789091 (SDNY July 19, 2013)SDNY (Engelmayer)July 19, 2013Hostile Work Environment/Sexual Harassment - Vicarious LiabilityPDeny SJ/D
Brown v. City of New York, 11-cv-2915, 2013 WL 3789091 (SDNY July 19, 2013)SDNY (Engelmayer)July 19, 2013Hostile Work Environment/Sexual HarassmentPDeny SJ/D
Pryor v. Jaffe & AsherSDNY (Failla)Jan. 15, 2014Hostile Work Environment (NYCHRL)PDeny 12(b)(6)
Pryor v. Jaffe & AsherSDNY (Failla)Jan. 15, 2014Constructive Discharge (NYSHRL, NYCHRL)PDeny 12(b)(6)
Pryor v. Jaffe & AsherSDNY (Failla)Jan. 15, 2014Hostile Work Environment (NYSHRL)PDeny 12(b)(6)
Najjar v. MireckiSDNY (Forrest)July 2, 2013Age Discrimination (NYCHRL)PDeny SJ/D
Najjar v. MireckiSDNY (Forrest)July 2, 2013Disability Discrimination (ADA, NYSHRL, NYCHRL) PDeny SJ/D
Najjar v. MireckiSDNY (Forrest)July 2, 2013Age Discrimination (ADEA, NYSHRL)DGrant SJ/D
Kassman v. KPMG LLP, 925 F.Supp.2d 453 (SDNY 2013)SDNY (Furman)Feb. 7, 2013Constructive DischargePDeny 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiff Stated Claim
O'Diah v. Yogo OasisSDNY (Maas)July 22, 2013Race/Color DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
O'Diah v. Yogo OasisSDNY (Maas)July 22, 2013National Origin DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Noon v. IBMSDNY (McMahon)Dec. 11, 2013Failure to Accommodate Disability (ADA)PDeny SJ/D
Noon v. IBMSDNY (McMahon)Dec. 11, 2013Retaliation (ADA)PDeny SJ/D
Noon v. IBMSDNY (McMahon)Dec. 11, 2013Disability Discrimination (ADA)PDeny SJ/D
Arty v. NYC Health & Hosp. Corp.SDNY (Nathan)Dec. 3, 2013Race DiscriminationDGrant SJ/D
Viruet v. Port Jervis City School Dist.SDNY (Ramos)Aug. 13, 2013Race/Color DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Viruet v. Port Jervis City School Dist.SDNY (Ramos)Aug. 13, 2013National Origin DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Benyard v. White Plains Hosp. Med. Ctr.SDNY (Roman)Nov. 12, 2013Age Discrimination (Disparate Treatment) (ADEA, NYSHRL)DGrant SJ/D
Benyard v. White Plains Hosp. Med. Ctr.SDNY (Roman)Nov. 12, 2013Age Discrimination (Disparate Impact) (ADEA, NYSHRL)DGrant SJ/D
Benyard v. White Plains Hosp. Med. Ctr.SDNY (Roman)Nov. 12, 2013Retaliation (ADEA, NYSHRL)DGrant SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013Race/National Origin Discrimination PDeny SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013Individual LiabilityPDeny SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013RetaliationPDeny SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013Single EmploymentDGrant SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013Hostile Work Environment/Sexual HarassmentPDeny SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013Joint EmploymentDGrant SJ/D
Guzman v. NY PostSDNY (Schofield)Oct. 28, 2013Hostile Work Environment (Race/National Origin)PDeny SJ/D
Smith v. County of SullivanSDNY (Smith)May 25, 2007Race DiscriminationPDeny SJ/D
Smith v. County of SullivanSDNY (Smith)May 25, 2007RetaliationDGrant SJ/D
Smith v. County of SullivanSDNY (Smith)May 25, 2007Constructive DischargePDeny SJ/D
Stoler v. Institute For Integrative NutritionSDNY (Sweet)Nov. 18, 2013FMLA InterferencePDeny 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiff Stated Claim
Hird-Moorhouse v. Belgian Mission to the United Nations, 2010 WL 3910742 (SDNY Oct. 5, 2010)SDNY (Sweet)Oct. 5, 2010Age Discrimination (ADEA, NYSHRL, NYCHRL)PDeny SJ/D
Stoler v. Institute For Integrative NutritionSDNY (Sweet)Nov. 18, 2013Retaliation (Title VII, NYCHRL)PDeny 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiff Stated Claim
Stoler v. Institute For Integrative NutritionSDNY (Sweet)Nov. 18, 2013Constructive Discharge/FMLA InterferencePDeny 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiff Stated Claim
Stoler v. Institute For Integrative NutritionSDNY (Sweet)Nov. 18, 2013FMLA RetaliationPDeny 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiff Stated Claim
Glaser v. Gap Inc.SDNY (Zilly)Jan. 30, 2014Failure to Accommodate DisabilityPDeny SJ/D
Glaser v. Gap Inc.SDNY (Zilly)Jan. 30, 2014Disability Discrimination (ADA, NYSHRL)PDeny SJ/D
Wolf v. Time Warner, Inc., 2012 WL 4336232, 09-cv-6549 (SDNY Sept. 17, 2012)SDNY (Sullivan)Sept. 17, 2012RetaliationDGrant SJ/D
Wolf v. Time Warner, Inc., 2012 WL 4336232, 09-cv-6549 (SDNY Sept. 17, 2012)SDNY (Sullivan)Sept. 17, 2012Age Discrimination (ADEA, NYCHRL)DGrant SJ/D