- Holwell Shuster & Goldberg and ACLU File Discrimination Charges Against Frontier Airlines on Behalf of Female Flight Attendants
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg, along with the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Colorado, filed discrimination charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of two female Frontier Airlines flight attendants who claim that the company has discriminated against them and other female flight attendants by failing to provide accommodations related to pregnancy and breastfeeding. The formal complaints were filed in May 2017—the one-year anniversary of similar discrimination charges filed in May 2016 by HSG and the ACLU on behalf of four female Frontier pilots. The litigation is ongoing.
- Holwell Shuster & Goldberg Represents Major Banks in More Than a Dozen RMBS Putback Cases
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg represents HSBC, U.S. Bank, and Bank of New York Mellon in more than a dozen pieces of “putback” litigation over residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). HSG has become a leading firm in putback cases, which are collectively resolving billions of dollars in liability associated with the mortgage crisis. The firm has obtained numerous favorable decisions at the trial court and appellate levels, shaping the landscape for putback litigation in both state and federal court. HSG has been appointed Liaison Counsel for putback plaintiffs in connection with dozens of RMBS cases that have been coordinated before Justice Friedman in New York state court, taking the lead on negotiating and addressing with the Court matters of fact and expert discovery, common issues briefing, and the appointment of a Special Discovery Master. The majority of HSG’s putback cases are still pending.