Athena Herman and Patricia Benassi were employment law co-counsel for individual security guard and teachers in “reverse” race cases against school district. First trial terminated as mistrial. Settlement reached before re-trial. Athena Herman helped to obtain her clients pre-trial settlements totaling $1.1million.
Stimeling v. Peoria Public Schools District 150, et al, Central District of Illinois federal Case No. 07-1330; Williams et al v. Peoria Public Schools District 150, case 09-1410. (2011-2012)