New York, NY asked in Employment Law for New York

Q: How long will the process take to resolve an employment discrimination lawsuit in Brooklyn, Eastern District of New York

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Matthew Weinick

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A: The answer to this question depends on many factors including the judge assigned, the complexity of your case, how much discovery (depositions and documents) you and your adversary are seeking and whether you or your adversary make motions which the judge will have to decide and which may result in dismissing the case at some point before trial. However, generally speaking, judges in the Eastern District of New York will set cases on a six to nine month discovery schedule. After discovery, and again depending on any pre-trial motions that must be decided, the judge will schedule the trial for the earliest possible time. Depending on the parties' and court's schedule, that may mean the trial is not scheduled for many months. However, resolution can also mean settlement. A settlement can take place at any time during the course of a litigation.

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