$1,185,000 in Lindell v. City of Mercer Island

The City of Mercer Island paid one million dollars to its former Deputy City Manager to settle her discrimination and retaliation claims. Additionally, the City was ordered to pay $185,000 by federal court for Public Record Act violations. Ms. Lindell had alleged that Mercer Island terminated her employment in retaliation for reporting violations of City policy and state and federal law. 2011.

Articles:

Judge Fines City $90,560 for Public Records Act Violations-Mercer Island Patch

Former Mercer Island official settles harassment suit for $1M-Seattle Times

City Reaches Settlement in $1 Million Lindell Sex Discrimination Case-Mercer Island Patch

Mercer Island fined over withholding documents in firing case-Seattle Times

Lindell lawsuit ends, Settlement announced-Seattle PI