Creative Director Suing Doner for Age Discrimination Seeks Detailed Info to Bolster Case

Susan Walsh’s motion to learn more about HR practices was struck down

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A former creative director is asking Detroit-based agency Doner to provide personnel and financial information in her attempt to prove that age discrimination was behind her firing in 2018.

Nearly a year ago, Susan Walsh filed an age discrimination lawsuit against Doner, prompted by her firing days ahead of her 60th birthday after 10 years with the agency. Walsh also alleges she was paid less and treated differently than male peers in comparable positions.

On Dec. 6, 2019, Walsh filed a motion to compel Doner to provide discovery information related to its hiring and firing practices.



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