Showing results for 'Employment'

Racial Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Failure to Pay Bonus At Large National Financial Services Firm

Represented 61 year old, African-American Director, who was a 21 year employee, in litigation against one of the largest financial services firms in the United States.


Settled mid six figures


About one year


Settled via 3rd party mediation during litigation


Plaintiff


Employment law

Tags: 2015, Age Discrimination, Employment, Employment Litigation, Failure to Pay Bonus, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Racial Discrimination

Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination

DEFENDED regional, publicly traded, bank against a separate former employee alleging retaliation, age discrimination, disability discrimination, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, failure to engage in interactive process, failure to provide accommodations, retaliation (whistleblower) and wrongful termination of public policy (retaliation).


Settled mid-five figures; very small percentage of demand


8 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Defendant


Employment

Tags: Age Discrimination, Defense, Disability Discrimination, Employment, Employment Litigation, Retaliation (FEHA), Whistleblower Retaliation

Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination

DEFENDED regional, publicly traded, bank against former employee alleging retaliation, age discrimination, disability discrimination, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, failure to engage in interactive process, failure to provide accommodations, retaliation (whistleblower) and wrongful termination of public policy (retaliation).


Settled low 6 figures; small percentage of demand


7 months


Settled during litigation through mediation


Defendant


Employment

Tags: 2014, Age Discrimination, Defense, Disability Discrimination, Employment, Employment Litigation, Retaliation (FEHA), Whistleblower Retaliation

Breach of Contract, Failure to Pay Bonus, Fraud

Represented former CEO of private equity backed company in claims alleging breach of contract, failure to pay bonus and fraud.


Settled high 5 figures


8 months


Settled without litigation via mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2014, Breach of Contract, Employment, Failure to Pay Bonus, Fraud

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

Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Retaliation

Represented homosexual male, Senior Level marketing professional in claims of sexual orientation discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation against large privately held financial services firm.


Settled low 6 figures


4 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2013, 6 Figure Settlements, Employment, Retaliation, Settled without Litigation, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

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