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Thomas B. Wassel Quoted in USA Today Discussing Fox Settling Carlson's Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

September 7, 2016

Thomas B. Wassel, a Partner in the Firm's labor and employment and commercial litigation practice areas, was quoted in USA Today discussing 21st Century Fox settlement of Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes for $20M.

Mr. Wassel stated that the sum Carlson received is one of the largest settlements in sexual harassment cases and may reflect Fox's eagerness to do damage control. "The company must have evaluated evidence and made a decision that going to trial — and have all of the evidence come out -- would prolong the case," he said.

The full article can be found at: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/09/06/fox-settles-carlsons-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-against-ailes-20m/89904346/