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CourtSouthern District of New York
Docket number1:12-cv-06758-RPP
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Case cause42:2000e Job Discrimination (Employment)
Nature of suitCivil Rights: Jobs
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222013-06-05 OPINION AND ORDER: re: 9 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint filed by Chanel, Inc. On September 6, 2012, Plaintiff Anu Allen (Allen) filed this action against her former employer, Chanel, Inc. (Chanel), alleging employment discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), 42 U.S.C. 2000e, et seq., the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. 1981, et seq., the AgeDiscrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. 621 , et seq., and the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL), N.Y. Exec. Law 290, et seq. Plaintiff seeks compensatory and punitive damages, including back pay, front pay, and lost benefits, as well as recoupment of her legal costs. On November 12, 20 12, Defendant, based on a Separation and Release Agreement alleged to have been exectuted by the parties, moved to dismiss the Complaint pursuant to Rule12(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for failure to state a claim upon which relief c an be granted or, alternatively, pursuant to Rule 12(c) for judgment on the pleadings. Plaintiff submitted answering papers on December 4, 2012. Defendant submitted its reply papers on December 10, 2012. Oral argument was held on December 13, 2012. F or the reasons discussed below, Defendants motion to dismiss is converted to a motion for summary judgment and denied. For the foregoing reasons, the Defendants converted motion for summary judgment isdenied without prejudice. This decision on a Court-converted motion for summary judgment should not be deemed a bar to either party filing a motion for summary judgment at the close of discovery. IT IS SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Robert P. Patterson on 6/4/2013) Copies Sent By Chambers. (rsh)