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Cooke v. United States, 85 Fed. Cl. 325 (2008)

by | May 24, 2021 | Case Results

In this case before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Partner Dave Scher represented a former director at the NTSB in a case brought under the Equal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d), and the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 215(a)(3). Mr. Scher demonstrated that the government acted willfully and in bad faith when it paid his client less than her male comparators. The court entered a judgment for more than $466,000 including liquidated damages plus attorney’s fees and costs.

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