Experience

Dismissal of Multi-State Unpaid Overtime Class Action Claims

Obtained dismissal of numerous state law class action claims based on lack of standing in a multi-state unpaid overtime lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, resulting in a substantial reduction in the potential size of the class and, accordingly, substantially reducing the company's potential exposure.

Enforced Arbitration Agreement for Securities Company

Successfully enforced an arbitration agreement against a current employee of a large securities brokerage company in St. Louis County Circuit Court, resulting in withdrawal of the employee’s attorney and dismissal of the employee’s claims.

Dismissal of Claim for Unpaid Commissions

Successfully obtained dismissal of a former employee's claim for unpaid sales commissions in St. Louis County Circuit Court.

Favorable Result in FLSA Employee Misclassification Case

Achieved a favorable trial result in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas on behalf of a client accused of misclassifying a significant portion of its workforce as exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) after several years of litigation.

Partial Summary Judgment in FLSA Misclassification Action

Obtained partial summary judgment on behalf of a client in a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) misclassification collective action, reducing the potential scope of class and the client's potential exposure by over 90%.

Resolution of Fraud, Wrongful Termination, Other Claims

Obtained a favorable result in a jury trial in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri on behalf of an international corporation that had been sued by a number of former employees for fraud, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, and a number of other tort claims. After trial, the remaining claims settled for a small fraction of the settlement demand, saving the client hundreds of thousands of dollars.