Chanel Exec Says Co. Made Her Ill, Then Fired Her For It

Law360, New York (October 16, 2012, 12:42 PM EDT) -- A former Chanel Inc. marketing executive lodged a discrimination suit against the fashion, beauty and fragrance giant Monday in New York, alleging the company’s harsh work environment caused her to have a nervous breakdown and led to her eventual termination.

In a complaint filed in New York federal court, former senior vice president of fragrance marketing Ulrike Lindauer claims Chanel discriminated against her and fired her because of a nervous condition she developed as a result of the company's corporate culture, in violation of the Americans...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lindauer v. Chanel, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

October 15, 2012


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