The Third District Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Friday in an appeal filed more than two years ago of a jury verdict involving former Family Court mediator Emily Gallup.
In October 2012, a Sacramento County jury found in Gallup’s favor all aspects of a whistle-blowing lawsuit, awarding her $313,206 in damages. Gallup is represented by M. Catherine Jones and George Allen.
The jury was asked to determine whether Gallup was fired in retaliation for whistle-blowing, or because of a pattern of undermining her supervisor that culminated in an act of egregious misconduct — taking pages of notes from her supervisor’s diary that contained confidential case information. [Read Full Article]