Showing results for 'Employment Litigation'

Race Discrimination, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Retaliation at Large National Financial Services Firm

Represented Plaintiff, a Sales Consultant of Puerto Rican background, who was fired despite consistently receiving "Solid" ratings.


Settled low six figures


16 monhts


Settled via 3rd party mediation during litigation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2017, Employment Litigation, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Retaliation (FEHA), Whistleblower Retaliation

Defense of Claims Brought by Former CEO

Defended our client against claims of breach of settlement agreement (not ours), including claims brought against entity defendant and two member-owners, alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract (alternate defendant) and breach of contract - third party beneficiary.


Settled


18 months


Settled via 3rd party mediation


Defendants


Employment and Real Estate

Tags: 2016, Business Litigation, Defense, Employment Litigation, Silicon Valley

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

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

Wage & Hour Class Action

Coordinated defense, including selection and oversight of defense counsel, of multiple cases filed against our client on a "class action" basis alleging violations of wage and hour, meal and rest breaks and other claims.


Settled low to mid six figures; pennies on the dollar of plaintiff's demand.


About a year and a half


Settled during litigation via 3rd party mediation


Defendant


Employment

Tags: 2011, Class Action, Defense, Employment Litigation, Wage & Hour

Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Unfair Competition, Age Discrimination

Represented female Plaintiff who was the largest minority shareholder, former board member and former officer of very successful privately held corporation in litigation alleging wrongful termination and corporate claims.


Settled low to mid 6 figures


2 years


Settled during litigation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2010, 6 Figure Settlements, Age Discrimination, Employment Litigation, Retaliation, Shareholder Rights, Unfair Competition, Wrongful Termination

Silicon Valley Wrongful Termination, Fraud, Unfair Competition

Represented senior level tech company employee who alleged he was fraudulently induced to leave his high paying position for a position at a manufacturing company. When client discovered unethical practices by the company, he complained and was terminated.  Client alleged wrongful termination, fraud, and unfair competition.


Settled mid to high 5 figures


10 months


Settled during litigation via attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2009, 5 Figure Settlements, Employment Litigation, Fraud, Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination

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