Cochenour v. The Marion County Coal Co., No. 1:14-cv-00164 (N.D. W.Va. 2014)
Lead counsel in successful defense of coal company arising from the discharge of a female employee from its mine located in Marion and Monongalia Counties, West Virginia. The plaintiff asserted claims for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy against all defendants; sex discrimination in violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act against the corporate employer; and aiding and abetting discrimination in violation of the Human Rights Act against an individual management employee. Following aggressive litigation the case was favorably settled.