September 18, 2014

Case Watch: Iskandar v. Embassy of Kuwait

On April 24, 2014, Randa Iskandar sued the Embassy of Kuwait, Case No. 1:14-cv-00721, alleging gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and breach of contract. (See Dkt. 1). According to the Complaint, Iskandar was a claims processor for the Embassy’s Health Office, […]

June 3, 2014

Case Watch: Ashraf-Hassan v. Embassy of France

On April 17, 2014, in Ashraf-Hassan v. Embassy of France, Case No. 1:11-cv-805, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found that the Embassy of France could not, “three years into this litigation and on the eve of […]

August 19, 2013

Article: What Embassies and Consulates Need to Know About Employment Lawsuits in U.S. Courts

It is common knowledge that employers in the United States are at risk of employment lawsuits when things go wrong, for example, in cases of discrimination or breaches of contract. But what happens when the employer is a foreign state, […]

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