In 2017, Relman Colfax reached a historic settlement in its longest-running case, a class action on behalf of more than 100 Special Agents of the United States Secret Service subjected to a racially discriminatory promotion system.
In this employment discrimination case, Relman Colfax secured a in $687,000 verdict for an African-American bartender denied a position at a Washington, DC bar because of her race.
Relman Colfax secured a trial victory on behalf of five officers of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department who experienced retaliation after complaining of race discrimination.
This First Amendment and race discrimination case challenged a county government’s dismissal of three doctors who were outspoken opponents of budget cuts that impacted a public hospital serving the predominantly African-American population on the south side of Chicago.
News & Updates
In the Media
- New York Times, 02.25.2017
- NPR, 01.18.2017
- Washington Post, 01.17.2017
- The Washington Post, 02.02.2016
- The Washington Post, 01.27.2016
- The Washingtonian, 01.26.2016
- CBS DC, 12.20.2013