Las Cruces Jury Rules in Favor of New Mexico State University

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Cody Rogers and Holly Agajanian

Cody Rogers and Holly Agajanian

Attorneys Cody Rogers and Holly Agajanian represented New Mexico State University (“NMSU”) in a discrimination lawsuit before a Las Cruces jury on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  Plaintiff, Heather Oesterreich, sued NMSU for discrimination and retaliation based on sexual orientation and the refusal to conform to gender norms.  Plaintiff was seeking damages including lost wages and benefits, attorney fees, as well as for pain, suffering and mental anguish.  The Jury reached its verdict in favor of NMSU after deliberating for about 30 minutes.

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