Fired Pa. Prosecutors Launch Age-Discrimination Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (June 13, 2013, 1:58 PM EDT) -- In a suit filed Wednesday in Pennsylvania federal court, a pair of former prosecutors with the Chester County District Attorney’s Office alleged they were illegally fired on the basis of their ages after a new DA took office in January 2012.

Edward Gallen and Richard Miller, who had nearly 30 years of combined experience in the DA’s office, said they were terminated without cause in violation of the federal Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967 after Thomas Hogan was elected district attorney.

The complaint said both...
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Case Title

GALLEN et al v. COUNTY OF CHESTER DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-03245

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Employment

Judge

PETRESE B. TUCKER

Date Filed

June 12, 2013

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