Showing results for 'Silicon Valley'

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

Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, et. al.

Represented the director of global security of a Fortune 500 Company terminated shortly after being released from the hospital for treatment of his heart condition.


Settled low 6 figures


10 months


Settled during litigation via 3rd party mediation


Plaintiff


Employment Law

Tags: 2016, Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Failure to Engage in a Good Faith Interactive Process, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Failure to Provide a Reasonable Accommodation, Silicon Valley, 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

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

Silicon Valley, Failure to Pay Bonus

Represented top-performing female sales professional in her claims for unpaid bonuses and other incentive compensation owed to her, AFTER Company tried to coerce her to repay money already paid to her, accused her of expense fraud and placed her on administrative leave.


Settled mid 6 figures


3 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2010, 6 Figure Settlements, Employment, Failure to Pay Bonus, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination

Silicon Valley Severance Agreement Negotiation, Employment Settlement Agreement

Advised Senior Executive in negotiation of Severance Agreement.


Settled mid 6 figures


1 month


Advisory


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2009, 6 Figure Settlements, Employment, Settled without Litigation, Settlement Agreements, Silicon Valley

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

Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination, Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sex Discrimination

Represented female senior level finance professional in Silicon Valley allegedly terminated for "conduct" issues by her public company employer.


Settled mid 6 figures


6 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2009, 6 Figure Settlements, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination

Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination, Sex Discrimination

Represented Plaintiff, a senior male finance professional in Silicon Valley, alleging wrongful termination and gender discrimination following termination from his publicly traded employer after a lengthy career.


Settled mid 5 figures


8 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2008, 5 Figure Settlements, Settled without Litigation, Sex Discrimination, Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination

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