Labor And Employment

  • Represented National Fortune 500 Company in approximately 100 claims throughout the State of California and elsewhere throughout the United States for wrongful termination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, state and federal disability act claims and claim of age discrimination; many of the claims were resolved without litigation and the remaining litigated claims were successfully resolved by obtaining either outright dismissals or payment of nuisance value.
  • Represented National Fortune 500 Company in labor union claims/disputes, all of which were favorably resolved through mediation or in the earliest stages of litigation.
  • Represented publicly traded company in the defense of multi-party plaintiffs who filed claims for wrongful termination in a violation of public policy, etc., all of which were dismissed without payment of any kind.
  • Represented publicly traded company in the defense of a claim for race discrimination, etc., which claims were successfully defended when discovery proved that the plaintiff was under the influence of controlled substances and that the termination was not race-based.
  • Represented privately held companies which employed both union and non-union employees regarding payment of union dues, management of the litigation involving audit of union benefits paid, prevailing wage claims, claims to determine whether the subject matter of the scope of work required union workers and negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Represented closely held companies/small businesses by defending claims for wrongful termination, racial discrimination, sexual harassment, etc., all of which were resolved either without the necessity for litigation or successfully resolved through abbreviated litigation.
  • Represented closely held company in litigation arising out of a senior manager’s theft/misappropriation of company assets, leading to a felony conviction of the perpetrator and a substantial six digit judgment against former employee/manager.
  • Represented small business owner in connection with embezzlement by long-term trusted employee and obtained resulting in felony conviction and court-ordered restitution of all misappropriated funds.
  • Represented an individual against a large accounting company and successfully obtained professional disability and medical benefits without litigation/conflict, leading to long-term and productive reinstatement of employment.
  • Represented an individual in connection with labor union dispute by successfully defending claim of sexual harassment, resulting in no adverse employment action being taken and dispute was successfully resolved without litigation, leading to continued long-term employment.