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Hi and welcome to Just Answer!Generally may be able to deduct attorney fees and court costs paid in connection with the civil action - as long as such expenses are related to taxable income.
Specifically for your situation - please see IRS publication 525 - page 29 - left column - http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p525.pdfDeduction for costs involved in unlawful discrimination suits. You may be able to deduct attorney fees and court costs paid to recover a judgment or settlement for a claim of unlawful discrimination under various provisions of federal, state, and local law listed in Internal Revenue Code section 62(e), a claim against the United States government, or a claim under section 1862(b)(3)(A) of the Social Security Act. You can claim this deduction as an adjustment to income on Form 1040, line 36.Let me know if you need any help.
Thank you very much. I look over the publication that you sited in your answer. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.