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Filed Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Starbucks Exposed Consumers to Toxic Pesticide “DDVP” in Manhattan Locations

On May 21, 2019, Mr. Wigdor filed a widely publicized putative class action lawsuit against Starbucks Corporation (“Starbucks”) alleging that over a period of three years, Starbucks stores throughout Manhattan were permeated with a toxic pesticide call Dichlorvos (2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate or “DDVP”), which is highly poisonous and unfit for use in proximity to food, beverages and people. DDVP is…

Won Law360 Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar Award

Mr. Wigdor was named a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar by Law360, one of the leading sources of legal news and analysis in the United States.  This highly selective award is bestowed upon 10 of the most influential plaintiffs’ attorneys in the U.S. who consistently have significant trial wins and actively take on leadership roles to promote access to justice…

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%…