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Testified before UK Parliament regarding issues at Fox News

On November 20, 2017, Mr. Wigdor spoke at a panel discussion held at the British Parliament to inform lawmakers about corporate governance failures at 21st Century Fox—and their potential impact on broadcasting standards at Fox News amid its proposed $15.4 billion takeover of Sky Plc. During the public meeting led by former Labour leader Ed Miliband, Mr. Wigdor responded to…
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Appeared in feature profile in The London Independent

Mr. Wigdor appeared in a feature profile in The Independent (a London-based digital news publication) titled, Meet the Trump-supporting attorney who could take down Fox News. Mr. Wigdor represented over 20 current and/or former Fox News employees in various claims of sexual harassment, racial discrimination, and defamation against the network. The article named Wigdor LLP as “a high-powered employment law…
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Appeared in feature profile in The New York Times

Mr. Wigdor appeared in a feature profile in the New York Times titled, Leading the Legal War Against Fox. Mr. Wigdor represented over 20 current and/or former employees of Fox News in various claims of sexual harassment, racial discrimination, and defamation against the network. “His efforts have amounted to a Normandy-like assault against the network that has threatened Fox News…
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Appeared in feature profile in Bloomberg Businessweek

On September 22, 2017, Mr. Wigdor appeared in a feature profile in Bloomberg Businessweek titled, The Trump-Loving Lawyer Who Won’t Stop Suing Fox News. Mr. Wigdor represented over 20 current and/or former employees of Fox News in various claims of sexual harassment, racial discrimination, and defamation against the network. Mr. Wigdor’s “multifront legal assault on Fox News has quickly elevated…
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Filed racial profiling lawsuit against Macy’s on behalf of four former Sales Associates

Mr. Wigdor represented four former sales associates at Macy’s Herald Square flagship location alleging that Macy’s unlawfully directed the associates to racially profile Asian shoppers based on the discriminatory stereotype that all Asian customers are resellers – that is, Asian customers buy goods in markets like the U.S. and resell them on the grey market at a markup in Asia.…
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Represented Vice President at Goldman Sachs in race discrimination lawsuit

Mr. Wigdor represented Rebecca Allen, a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, in a lawsuit alleging race discrimination against the banking giant.  The lawsuit alleged that Ms. Allen, who is black and Jewish, was abruptly removed from a client relationship without explanation despite having an exemplary performance record, only to later find out that the person responsible for the transfer made…
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Filed lawsuit on behalf of Uber rape victim alleging defamation and privacy violations

Mr. Wigdor represented a woman who was raped by an Uber driver in Delhi in 2014, alleging privacy violations as well as defamation against Uber Technologies, Inc., Travis Kalanick, Uber’s Chief Executive Officer, Eric Alexander, former Vice President for Business in Asia, and Emil Michael, former Senior Vice President for Business. As alleged in the lawsuit, the victim’s confidential medical…
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Reached $950,000 settlement agreement in race discrimination class action against Sephora

Mr. Wigdor represented the Plaintiffs in a federal racial profiling class action lawsuit against beauty mogul Sephora. The Complaint alleged that the company discriminated against individuals perceived to be of Chinese/Asian descent, based on their surnames and/or domain addresses, and proceeded to block and/or deactivate their accounts during an online reward member sale. As alleged, Sephora engaged in this discriminatory…