Global Engineering Firm Secures Verdict Ending Age Discrimination Suit

A 50-year-old urban planner who was terminated by a worldwide engineering firm sued for age discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of implied contract, and discharge in violation of public policy. After waging battle with two experienced and aggressive plaintiffs’ lawyers, the 10-day jury trial ended in a unanimous verdict for the defendant.


Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento


Mark H. Van Brussel

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