Month: April 2018

  • Burns Charest is serving as co-counsel in a class-action lawsuit filed against CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company. The lawsuit alleges that the company is forcing detained immigrants at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook, and maintain the center in a scheme to maximize profits. CoreCivic is operating under contract with Stewart County (Ga.) to house individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....

  • Firm attorneys Daniel Charest and Will Thompson have filed a lawsuit on behalf of energy exploration and production company Antero Resources Corp., alleging that a former operations superintendent ran an “egregious bribery kickback scheme” that cost the company hundreds of millions in damages....