Following a $2 Million jury verdict on behalf of the plaintiff Police Officer Judy Racow against the Town of Winthrop, in a December 2018 decision, Superior Court Judge Karen Green denied the defendant Town of Winthrop’s Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict and granted Sgt. Racow’s Petition for the Award of Attorneys Fees and Costs. Judge Green awarded Attorneys Beth Myers and Jonathan Margolis $541,554 in fees in connection with their representation of Sgt. Racow through the successful trial of her gender discrimination and retaliation claims. Judge Green awarded fees at the rate of $425/hr for Beth Myers and $600/hr for Jonathan Margolis.
To see coverage of the award in the Winthrop Transcript, click here.