Summary Judgment for Higher Education Client on MHRA Claims
Obtained summary judgment for a higher education client on Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA) claims in state court where the claims were based on gender and race discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment and retaliation.
Summary Judgment for Client on Failure to Accommodate Medical Restriction
Obtained summary judgment for client in federal district court on allegations the client had improperly failed to accommodate a medical restriction for an employee. After the summary judgment was reversed on appeal, we petitioned for and obtained a hearing en banc, where the Eighth Circuit vacated the panel’s adverse opinion and affirmed summary judgment in favor of the client.
Summary Judgment for Client Over Retaliation, Section 1981 Claims
Obtained summary judgment in the Eastern District of Missouri for a Fortune 100 client in a lawsuit alleging retaliation and Section 1981 claims. A former high-level manager claimed he was demoted due to racial discrimination. We were able to present evidence showing the demotion was the result of ongoing performance issues.