Showing results for '5 Figure Settlements'

Broker-Seller Commission Dispute

Represented broker in pending claims against Client/Seller who sought to void real estate commission agreement.


Settled mid 5 figures


Two weeks


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Broker


Real Estate

Tags: 2014, 5 Figure Settlements, Broker-Seller Dispute, Escrow Disputes, Real Estate, Settled without Litigation

Fraud, Promissory Estoppel, Misrepresentation

Represented highly compensated marketing director who alleged she was serially lied to in recruiting process by a "headhunter" causing her damage. Client was left in seeming "no man's land" -- no claims against prior employer, no unemployment benefits because she voluntarily resigned in expectation of new start date and no contract claims against prospective new employer because no contract was ever signed.


Settled mid to high 5 figures


13 months


Settled during litigation through mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2013, 5 Figure Settlements, Breach of Contract, Employment, Employment Litigation, Misrepresentation, Promissory Estoppel

Breach of Contract, Failure to Pay Wages

DEFENDED renewable energy company against former employee suing for breach of contract and failure to pay wages. Case involved a very complex, precise MBO plan (aka incentive compensation, bonus plan) that incorporated sophisticated industry specific tax concepts.


Settled mid to high 5 figures


8 months


Settled with litigation through Arbitration


Defendant


Employment

Tags: 2013, 5 Figure Settlements, Breach of Contract, Defense, Employment Litigation, Failure to Pay Bonus, Failure to Pay Commissions

Silicon Valley, Breach of Contract, Failure to Pay Wages, Retaliation, Unfair Competition

Represented a highly-compensated, Northern California sales representative for a large professional services firm when he was denied his bonus.


Settled mid-to-high 5 figures


5 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2013, 5 Figure Settlements, Employment, Failure to Pay Bonus, Retaliation, Settled without Litigation, Silicon Valley, Unfair Competition

Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Covenant of Good Faith & Fair Dealing

Represented female surgeon, shareholder and employee in claims against fellow shareholders in medical group alleging fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and defamation.


Settled mid 5 figures


2 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Breach of Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Employment, Fraud, Medical Offices

Silicon Valley, Fraud in the Inducement

Represented Silicon Valley web production manager alleging that fraud in the inducement caused him to leave his long term employer to join new Company, where he was fired 10 weeks later.


Settled low 5 figures


6 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Employment, Fraud, Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Age Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Unfair Competition

Represented Silicon Valley professional alleging age discrimination in selection for layoff.


Settled mid 5 figures


4 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Age Discrimination, Employment, Settled without Litigation, Silicon Valley, Unfair Competition, Wrongful Termination

Pregnancy Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

Represented account coordinator in FEHA mediation, alleging pregnancy and disability discrimination, after her employer terminated her while she was out on disability leave from pregnancy complications.


Settled low to mid 5 figures and plaintiff was reinstated


1 month


Settled without litigation via mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Disability Discrimination, Employment, Pregnancy Discrimination, Settled without Litigation, Wrongful Termination

Severance Agreement

Advised senior level employee at alternative energy company in negotiation and review of severance agreement.  Client alleged age discrimination and wrongful termination.


Settled high 5 figures


4 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2011, 5 Figure Settlements, Age Discrimination, Settled without Litigation, Settlement Agreements, Wrongful Termination

Sexual Harassment, Sex Discrimination, Fraud

Represented a female, former sales representative for a large wholesaler, alleging sexual harassment and gender discrimination based on a hostile work environment involving sexually explicit emails and photos sent to her by male co-workers.


Settled high 5 figures


1 year


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2010, 5 Figure Settlements, Employment, Fraud, Settled without Litigation, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

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