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Tag Archives: Judge Leonie Brinkema

Credit Union Employee’s Age, Sex Bias Claims Fail (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s complaint alleging sexual harassment and age discrimination, based on allegations that her employer reassigned her to work with a coworker who had touched her, rubbed her shoulders and hit her hard enough to ...

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Trustee Faces Fiduciary Claims in ESOP Transactions (access required)

In this suit by an employee of a govern­ment contractor challenging two transac­tions involving an Employee Stock Own­ership Plan, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says there are genuine disputes of material facts over the plan trustee’s dis­charge of its fiduciary ...

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Judge tosses federal charges for Brady violation (access required)

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An Alexandria federal judge has thrown out criminal charges against two people accused in an illegal “visa-for-sale” scheme based on prosecutors’ failure to disclose information about trial witnesses. The unusual action by U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema came in ...

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