Sutherland and Kilpatrick Join Trafficking Case

Sutherland and Kilpatrick file first suits in massive pro bono effort for Indian guest workers

, Daily Report


Two Atlanta law firms, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, have filed human trafficking suits in federal court in Texas for 50 Indian guest workers whom they allege were treated like modern-day slaves by Signal International LLC, a marine fabricator based in Mobile, Ala. Daniel Werner (above) of the Southern Poverty Law Center started the human trafficking litigation against Signal International five years ago.

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