Former Assistant Professor Awarded $367,000

After an eight-day jury trial, Jonathan Berns and Meredith Berwick obtained verdicts in favor of a former Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University who alleged that she was denied a promotion and tenure because of her gender and because of a prior complaint of unequal treatment. A jury awarded the plaintiff $167,000 for lost wages and emotional distress and $200,000 for punitive damages.

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