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CO-FOUNDER

CYRUS MEHR

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Education and Experience

Cyrus Mehri co-founded the Fritz Pollard Alliance along with the late Johnnie Cochran, Jr. in 2003.   Cyrus Mehri is also a founding partner of the law firm of Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, and a founding principal of Working Ideal, a consulting company. Mr. Mehri has served as a co-lead class counsel in some of the largest and most significant race and gender cases in U.S. history: Roberts v. Texaco Inc., ($176 million; S.D. N.Y. 1997); Ingram v. The Coca Cola Company ($192 million; N.D. Ga. 2001); Robinson v. Ford Motor Company ($10 million and 279 apprentice positions; S.D. Ohio 2005); August-Johnson v Morgan Stanley ($47 million; D.D.C 2007); Amachoev v. Smith Barney ($34million; N.D. Cal. 2008); Norflet v. John Hancock Life Insurance Co. ($24 million; D. Conn. 2009) Carter v. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC ($32 million; D.D.C. 2011) and Brown v. Medics ($72 million; D.D.C 2015, sexual harassment class action case).  The hallmark of these settlements is innovative programmatic relief; including the creation of new selection procedures for advancement. Mr. Mehri served as co-lead counsel in the Pars Equality Center case challenging the Trump Travel Ban, which was cited favorably by both Supreme Court dissents.  

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