Broker-Seller Commission Dispute

  • February 20, 2014

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

Fraud, Promissory Estoppel, Misrepresentation

  • December 10, 2013

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…

Breach of Contract, Failure to Pay Wages

  • June 13, 2013

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.

Silicon Valley, Fraud in the Inducement

  • May 31, 2012

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.

Pregnancy Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

  • March 5, 2012

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.

Severance Agreement

  • January 30, 2011

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

Sexual Harassment, Sex Discrimination, Fraud

  • May 7, 2010

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.

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