Employment Law Expert Available to Comment on Dan Rather Lawsuit Against CBS


CLEVELAND, OH – (September 21, 2007)

Nationally known expert on employment law Ellen S. Simon can comment on the case of veteran television news anchor and reporter, Dan Rather. Rather has filed a $70 million lawsuit against his former employer, CBS for violating his contract. Simon will be available in Cleveland for interviews, Friday and Saturday, September 21st and 22nd.

Ellen Simon has been profiled in the journal, The American Lawyer, for her successful jury verdict in the first discrimination case of its kind, on behalf of an AIDS patient, refused admission to a hospital. In 2000, Ellen received regional and national attention for winning a record 30.7 million dollar verdict in an age discrimination employment case- the largest of its kind in Ohio history. She also has been featured in Lawyers Weekly, U.S.A. for her verdict in Ohio’s first same-sex sexual harassment trial.

To interview Ellen Simon, please contact Cheryl Dickson-Walker at 440.645-9472 or 440.294-2431, or e-mail: mail@mediamagicproductions.com

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About Ellen Simon:

Ellen S Simon is a highly successful trial lawyer,and founder of the Simon Law Firm, in Cleveland, Ohio. Working in both Cleveland and Sedona, Arizona, Simon is recognized as one of the nation’s leading litigators. She is known nationwide for her work on landmark cases that made employment law in the state of Ohio.

In 1991, Ellen Simon became the first female trial lawyer to win a million-dollar verdict in Ohio, and is listed as one of Ohio’s top women litigators. Since 2002, Ellen has been selected by her peers to be included in the annual publication, The Best Lawyers in America

Simon has made numerous appearances as a legal analyst, discussing high-profile civil cases on Court TV, on radio talks shows in Los Angeles, and television newscasts in the Cleveland/Akron- Canton/Youngstown television markets. She offers viewers, listeners and readers a sharp, no-nonsense look at legal issues concerning civil rights and employment law, including ACLU issues, in particular, or trial law and jury selection, in general.

About Media Magic Productions

Media Magic Productions LLC is a full-service audio/video production, advertising and public relations firm, serving businesses in Northeast Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania and clients, large and small, from New Jersey to California. Founded in 1997, our award-winning staff specializes in producing exciting and innovative broadcast, cable TV and web programming, documentaries, radio and television advertising and corporate video production, as well as complete marketing campaigns for small and medium-sized businesses. For more information, contact David Walker: (cell) 440-645-8273, studio line: 440-294-2431, or e-mail: mail@mediamagicproductions.com. Visit us online at www.mediamagicproductions.com , www.YouTube.com/MediamagicOhio and www.Facebook.com/MediaMagicProductions .

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