Summary Judgment Granted on Employment Discrimination Lawsuit in Federal Court on Behalf of a Government Agency – Partner Christopher Tinari Prevails on Summary Judgment in Age Discrimination Case

Philadelphia partner Christopher Tinari obtained summary judgment resulting in the dismissal of an age discrimination suit filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against a Commonwealth Agency in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Plaintiff alleged discrimination in his employment and termination from the agency on the basis of his age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. Plaintiff claimed seven figures in damages including back pay, front pay, compensatory damages, and punitive damages. Following extensive discovery, briefing and oral argument, summary judgment was granted in favor of our client and against Plaintiff on all counts.