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Elarbee Thompson Sapp & Wilson

Law360 (January 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- In the early 1990s, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission launched an attack on racy restaurant chain Hooters of America, Inc., alleging that the company engaged in sexual discrimination by refusing to hire men as “Hooters Girls.” Hooters turned straight to Atlanta labor and employment firm Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson.

Under Elarbee Thompson’s watchful eye, Hooters fought back, first in court and then in public. Besides presenting its case before the EEOC, Hooters also went on a public relations bender, marching on Washington, putting the message...
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