Race Discrimination and Retaliation: Hayes v. ATL Hawks, LLC et al.

Race Discrimination and R…

Briefing in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals is completed in Hayes v. ATL Hawks, LLC et al. This case involves a black security manager, Samuel R. Hayes, III, who was fired from his job with the Atlanta Hawks in 2016 after complaining about racially discriminatory security policies at Philips Arena (now State Farm Arena). After the trial court granted the Defendants' motion for summary judgment, SMITH LAW appealed to the Eleventh Circuit on behalf of Mr. Hayes. On April 20, 2020, SMITH LAW filed an initial brief on behalf of Mr. Hayes. On June 1, 2020, Defendants filed their response. On June 22, 2020, SMITH LAW filed a reply on behalf of Mr. Hayes. Read the briefs here:

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