A software developer at a Web design firm alleged racial discrimination when he was denied a promotion to a senior-level position. He alleged that after interviewing twice, he was told that there were no available positions. The developer also claimed that following his interviews, the firm advertised for the same position he was told was unavailable. The firm denied his allegations and stated that after the software developer was interviewed, they made a business decision not to hire for the senior-level position. Defense costs exceeded $50,000.