Rochester Institute of Technology has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by two African-American women in 2012. RIT made a monetary payment to the women, but details of the settlement were not disclosed, said attorney Prathima Reddy, who represented the plaintiffs. The parties cannot discuss the settlement because of a confidentialty agreement that was part of ... more
Diversity may be an ideal that RIT strives for, with its new strategic plan promoting “greatness through difference,” but three lawsuits filed against RIT show a different climate. Four African-American women — all former employees — are alleging discrimination in the workplace. It’s not unusual for RIT to be involved in lawsuits, particularly lawsuits that accuse RIT ... more
A journalist from the student-run RIT Reporter sat down with Public Safety department director Chris Denninger to discuss a new policy that aims to provide some Public Safety Officers with guns in case of an active shooter or other deadly threat on campus. Read the details here. The Reddy Law Firm currently represents two former RIT Public ... more
Read the Daily Record article linked below to learn more about the former RIT student suing the Rochester police department after a September 2014 incident in which officers allegedly physically assaulted and unlawfully arrested him. Former RIT student claims false arrest-050616 Another article from Rochester First can be read here.
The Reddy Law Firm represents an African-American former RIT student who alleges having been assaulted and unlawfully arrested by Rochester police officers. The incident has sparked a discussion about the possibility of having local law enforcement wear body cameras. Read the full Buffalo Business First article here: goo.gl/Qswtmx
The Daily Record has revealed their 2016 Excellence in Law honorees and we are proud to announce Prathima Reddy has been recognized as an Unsung Legal Hero! This award is an honor bestowed upon individuals in the civil legal services who have diligently assisted those in need, frequently in matters behind the scenes. “This year’s ... more
In April, Reddy Law was graciously asked to contribute to a conference held at UB for undergraduate students considering a career in law. Presented by the UB Phi Alpha Delta chapter, Prathima Reddy spoke alongside four other lawyers and law administration professionals, focusing on her career path from undergrad study to graduate school and up to ... more
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