Attorney Scott Lucas Named Connecticut Super Lawyer 2010

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Attorney Scott Lucas Named New England Super Lawyer 2010

Law & Politics has named Attorney Scott Lucas a New England Super Lawyer for 2009. The list is based on 12 indicators, including peer recognition, professional achievement and pro bono and community service. For more information, please visit the Super Lawyers website.

Seeing the Litigator as the Cowboy, Lucas Winds up in Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Paul Grondahl Albany Law Magazine Scott R. Lucas ’85 won a $12.5 million discrimination verdict nearly two years ago in federal District Court in Connecticut against General Electric Co., representing former GE employee Hemant K. Mody, a Ph.D. and chief engineer. The large legal victory reminded Lucas just how far he had come since entering […]

IT Tech’s Fast-Talk Had Zero Persuasive Value with Judge

Ralph Losey eDiscovery Team A district court judge in Connecticut recently rejected defendant’s explanation as to why the hard drives of key employees contained only zeros, and imposed sanctions for spoliation. Jane Doe v. Norwalk Community College, 2007 WL 2066496, 2007 LEXIS 51084 (D. Conn. July 16, 2007) … The plaintiff is a student alleging […]

Fear of Firing

How the threat of litigation is making companies skittish about axing problem workers Michael Orey Business Week Would you have dared fire Hemant K. Mody? In February, 2003, the longtime engineer had returned to work at a General Electric Co. (GE) facility in Plainville, Conn., after a two-month medical leave. He was a very unhappy […]

Former GE Employee Wins $11 Million Verdict in Age and Racial Suit

Bridgeport, CT A chief engineer of Indian descent has won an $11 million verdict against General Electric Co. after a federal jury found the conglomerate discriminated against and illegally fired him. The six-member jury awarded Hermant K. Mody, 52, $591,423 in back pay and $500,000 in compensatory damages. Jurors then added $10 million in punitive […]