Our Cases

  • $1,300,000
    Sexual Harassment
    Brian Heller and Davida Perry of Schwartz Perry & Heller LLP won a $1.3 million jury verdict against UPS in a sexual harassment trial. Our client had been subject to repeated acts of sexual harassment at UPS, and retained Schwartz & Perry to represent her. After a five week trial, the jury awarded our client compensatory and punitive damages.
  • $1,200,000
    Retaliation Case
    Schwartz Perry & Heller LLP is proud to announce that, on January 25, 2013, a jury, after two days of deliberation, returned a verdict in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in favor of our client on her retaliation claim against her employer awarding $200,000 for emotional distress and $1 million in punitive damages. The case was tried by Schwartz & Perry attorneys Brian Heller and Matthew T. Schatz. The plaintiff alleged that after she complained about sexual harassment, she was stripped of job responsibilities and punished for her complaint.
  • Russo v. Wildlife Conservation Society
    Index No. 24920/2017E (Sup. Ct. Bronx Cty. Dec. 24, 2020) (denying summary judgment in a discrimination and retaliation case where the plaintiff was fired just days after complaining about gender discrimination)
  • Prevailed in 2nd Circuit Appeal
    Sexual Harassment
    We are pleased to share a favorable decision from the 2nd Circuit regarding Sexual Harassment claims under the New York City Human Rights Law. The case is Mihalik v. Credit Agricole Cheuvreux North America, Inc. (Docket No.: 11-3361-cv).
  • 2nd Favorable Jury Verdict
    Schwartz Perry & Heller LLP recently completed another trial in Supreme Court, New York County, in which we represented three former employees in an action involving their former employer in which our clients prevailed in every respect. This favorable verdict was the second occasion in less than one month in which our clients fully prevailed by securing a jury verdict after trial. We are pleased at our good fortune on behalf of our clients.
  • Prevailed on a Significant Motion
    Age Discrimination
    We are pleased to announce that on June 30, 2010, the New York County Supreme Court granted our request to depose the most senior officer of the Defendant corporation in a litigation brought by one of our clients for age discrimination. The Defendant attempted to invoke a provision of the CPLR and Murray Schwartz and Matthew Schatz successfully argued that the provision invoked did not apply to the circumstances in this case. We are pleased that our efforts on behalf of our client were successful.