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Swierkiewicz v. Sorema N.A.
Citation:534 U.S. 506 (2002)
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Akos Swierkiewicz, Plaintiff, was a 53 year old Hungarian man who served as the vice president and chief underwriting officer of Sorena N.A., Defendant, a reinsurance company. Plaintiff was demoted and replaced with a younger French man with less experience. Plaintiff was later fired, and he alleged that his demotion and dismissal occurred because of his age and national origin.
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