The National Law Journal has named Christine E. Webber, Co-Chair of Cohen Milstein’s Civil Rights & Employment practice, a winner of its 2022 “Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar” award. The editors selected female partners who “have demonstrated repeated success in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs over the last 18 months." and "possess a solid track record of client wins over the past three to five years.”
Ms. Webber is a nationally acclaimed employment and civil rights class action dynamo and a leading voice on Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based discrimination claims. Ms. Webber has litigated some of the largest, groundbreaking civil rights and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) class and collective actions in the United States, including Keepseagle v. Vilsack (D.D.C.), which resulted in a landmark $760 million settlement, and In re Tyson Foods FLSA MDL (M.D. Ga.). Ms. Webber is currently the lead trial lawyer in Connecticut Fair Housing Center v. CoreLogic Rental Property Solutions (D. Conn.), a first-of-its kind discrimination lawsuit alleging algorithm bias in tenant screening in violation of the Fair Housing Act.
Cohen Milstein has also been named a finalist in eight practice areas in this year’s Elite Trial Lawyers “Practice of the Year” category. The practices include:
- Civil Rights
- Consumer Protection
- Employment Rights
- Environmental Protection
- Shareholder Rights
- Class Action
In addition, The National Law Journal named Cohen Milstein a winner of its:
- 2022 Diversity Initiative Award
For the firm’s commitment to Diversity & Inclusion.
Lastly, The National Law Journal named:
- Jan E. Messerschmidt – 2022 “Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar.”
- Daniel H. Silverman – 2022 “Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar.”
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