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Legal analysis featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

A video clip featuring Wigdor LLP Founding Partner Douglas H. Wigdor discussing the high school yearbook of Supreme Court Justice Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, was aired on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The clip of Mr. Wigdor originally aired during a September 19, 2018 episode of MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber in which…

Appeared in feature profile in Lawdragon

Because of his reputation as one of New York's most high-profile employment lawyers, Wigdor LLP Founding Partner Douglas H. Wigdor has been featured in an interview with Lawdragon discussing his recent career highlights and the future of #MeToo litigation. In the interview, Mr. Wigdor said, “I believe the #MeToo movement has leveled the playing field and has taken the stigma…

Settled Fox News lawsuits

On May 15, 2018, The New York Times reported that Mr. Wigdor reached a roughly $10 million settlement agreement with 21st Century Fox on behalf of multiple plaintiffs alleging race and gender discrimination at Fox News. The lawsuits included a race discrimination class action lawsuit filed on behalf of 11 current and former Fox News employees who alleged that no…

Filed breach of contract lawsuit against MLB Advanced Media

Mr. Wigdor represented former MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“BAM”) executive John Dinn Mann in a breach of contract lawsuit against BAM and BAMTECH, LLC (“BAMTech”).  Mr. Mann, the former Executive Vice President of Content at BAM, spent over 17 years transforming the media arm of Major League Baseball into a multi-billion dollar powerhouse.  He alleges that he was granted 2%…

Filed gender discrimination and unequal pay lawsuit against Point72 Asset Management

On February 12, 2018, Wigdor LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of Plaintiff Lauren Bonner, Associate Director at Point72 Asset Management L.P. (“Point72”), alleging claims of gender discrimination, retaliation and violations of federal and state equal pay laws against Point72 and billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen. Mr. Cohen founded Point72 to manage his personal fortune after insider trading…

Represented couple in LGBTQ+ discrimination case against Vistaprint

Mr. Wigdor represented a gay couple in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the couple ordered their wedding programs from Vistaprint and instead received a box of discriminatory, hateful, and anti-gay pamphlets. The Complaint alleged that Plaintiffs Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg ordered 100 copies of their custom-designed wedding programs from Vistaprint. Instead, the couple was sent dozens of hateful, discriminatory…