Late in 2017, a Norfolk County Superior Court jury awarded a 65-year-old plaintiff, James Beresford, $1.2 million in an age discrimination lawsuit against his former employer, Charles River Automotive (“CRA”) and CRA’s general manager Mark Gentile. The jury verdict awarded Beresford $317,780 in back pay, $285,000 in front pay, and $602,780 in punitive damages.
Employment Law For Companies | Representation In Courts And Agencies
WLG defends small and mid-sized employers against employment law claims in state and federal courts, as well as a variety of fair employment agencies such as the MCAD, NHCHR, and EEOC. Mark has 24 years of management-side defense experience and has handled cases from inception, to trial, and a variety of appeals. Mark has tried numerous cases on behalf of employers, and has extensive experience in all aspects of case preparation, including case strategy, fact development, and pre-trial motion practice (i.e., discovery, dispositive, etc.).