Saund v. M. M. Fowler, Inc.
Lawsuit alleging that employer discriminated against Sikh American, in violation of Title VII and 42 U.S.C § 1981, when it refused to hire him for a convenience store job and accommodate his religious practices of wearing a beard, long hair, and turban.
Lead counsel are John B. Missing of the Washington, DC office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; local counsel is Laura J. Wetsch ofWinslow Wetsch in Raleigh, NC; and Victoria Ni and Matt Wessler of Public Justice are co-counsel.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina