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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