• U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 16-1271
  • Before: Sack and Lohier, C.JJ., and Woods, D.J. **
  • For Plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Michael David Diederich, Jr., Stony Point, NY.
  • For Defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Lori Halstead Windham, Daniel H. Blomberg; James P. McCabe, Roderick J. Cassidy, Archdiocese of New York, New York, NY; Kenneth A. Novikoff, Barry I. Levy, Rivkin Radler LLP, Uniondale, NY, on the brief, Eric C. Rassbach, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C. For Amici Curiae Call to Action, Dignity USA, Future Church, The National Coalition of American Nuns, New Ways Ministry, and Voice of the Faithful: Leslie Griffin, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV on the brief. For Amicus Curiae National Employment Lawyers Association/New York: Stephen Bergstein, Bergsten & Ullrich, LLP, New Paltz, NY on the brief. For Amici Curiae Douglas Laycock, Michael W. McConnell, Thomas C. Berg, Carl H. Esbeck, Richard W. Garnett, Paul Horwitz, and John D. Inazu: Victoria Dorfman, Todd Geremia, Lauren Pardee Ruben, Jones Day, New York, NY on the brief. For Amici Curiae Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles and Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Paul J. Zidlicky, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, D.C. on the brief. For Amicus Curiae Orthodox Church in America: Erik W. Stanley, Jeremiah Galus, Alliance Defending Freedom, Scottsdale, AZ on the brief.
Ministerial Exception Applies to Catholic School Principal, 2nd Circuit Rules

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