Nancy Erika Smith and Neil Mullin represented Gretchen Carlson in her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes. The matter has settled and the following are official statements released by the parties:
From Gretchen Carlson:
I am gratified that 21st Century Fox took decisive action after I filed my Complaint. I’m ready to move on to the next chapter of my life in which I will redouble my efforts to empower women in the workplace. I want to thank all the brave women who came forward to tell their own stories and the many people across the country who embraced and supported me in their #StandWithGretchen. All women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace.
From 21st Century Fox:
During her tenure at Fox News, Gretchen exhibited the highest standards of journalism and professionalism. She developed a loyal audience and was a daily source of information for many Americans. We are proud that she was part of the Fox News team. We sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that Gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve. We know Gretchen will be successful in whatever endeavors she chooses in the future.
Gretchen Carlson v Roger Ailes Press Coverage
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Smith Mullin is proud to announce
Nancy Erika Smith and Neil Mullin were selected to the 2017 Best Lawyers List.
Nancy Erika Smith made the list under the Employment Law – Individuals List.
Neil Mullin made the list under the Employment Law – Individuals, Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Qui Tam Law.
NJ Employment Lawyers
Smith Mullin is a nationally recognized law firm based in Montclair New Jersey. The attorneys at Smith Mullin represent employees who are the victims of discrimination based on age, sex, race, national origin, marital status, religion, veteran’s status, sexual orientation or handicap. The firm also represents victims of retaliation for their blowing the whistle on employer misconduct, or objecting to discrimination or retaliation. The firm has successfully represented persons who blew the whistle on fraud against the government, through overcharging or other wrongdoing, in “qui tam” cases. Smith Mullin has won many multi-million dollar verdicts, resolved many cases with multi-million dollar settlements, and established law in many published opinions. Click on Firm Successes to see the impressive accomplishments of Smith Mullin attorneys.
In 2011, Garden State Equality named Smith Mullin, P.C. Equality Company of the Year for its extraordinary commitment to equality in the workplace and society.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Rights Trial and Appellate Litigation in State and Federal Courts
- Employment Discrimination
- Plaintiffs Employment Litigation
- Qui Tam (fraud against the government)