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November 19, 2021

Gothamist

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After a decades-long litigation, a team of Stroock attorneys led by partner Josh Sohn recently secured $660 million in damages, plus previously denied pension benefits, on behalf of 2,500 members of a class of black and Latino New York City teachers who were affected by a certification test the court determined is racially discriminatory. The damages, which have so far only been determined for about half of the entire class, may climb as high as $1.8 billion — a figure that city officials say would be the highest amount of damages the city has ever paid.

 
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