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Boyd v. Acro Inc. et. al.

Chico’s Pizza, which does business as Acro Inc., hired Ms. Boyd in 2016. As time wore on its manager and owner, Mitchel Zornes, subjected her to sexual harassment. A copy of Ms. Boyd’s complaint detailing Mr. Zornes’ harassing acts is available here.

After Ms. Boyd files suit Mr. Zornes was deposed. A deposition is a under oath proceeding where one testifies just like they are testifying at trial. At the deposition Mr. Zornes did not deny the majority of Ms. Boyd’s sexual harassment allegations. A copy of Mr. Zornes’ deposition transcript is available here.

Following his deposition Mr. Zornes passed away. His deposition was, however, read to the jury as part of a four day trial.  After the trial the jury found in Ms. Boyd’s favor and awarded her $530,750.00 in damages.


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