Summary Adjudication, Favorable Settlement for Hotel Client

Obtained summary adjudication on Feb. 23, 2022 in San Bernardino County Superior Court for hotel client on claims for age, race, national origin, and disability discrimination, harassment, retaliation in violation of Fair Employment and Housing Act, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, failure to prevent discrimination and harassment, failure to engage in the interactive process, failure to provide reasonable accommodation, breach of implied in fact employment agreement, whistleblower retaliation, and missed meal periods. The only remaining cause of action was for eight weeks of alleged missed rest breaks, and we achieved a favorable settlement.

Dismissal of All Claims, Plaintiff Declared Vexatious Litigant

Obtained dismissal of all claims in Sacramento County Superior Court on Jan. 5, 2022, against a plaintiff, who was first represented by counsel and then represented himself pro per, for facility services client. Plaintiff asserted claims for disability discrimination and harassment, defamation, assault and battery, and failure to pay commissions. After we filed a successful undertaking action, the plaintiff obtained in forma pauperis status and began adding the clients of our client as Doe defendants. We successfully quashed the service of summons on the Doe defendants and moved to declare the plaintiff a vexatious litigant requiring him to post bond, which he failed to do.

Defeated Class Certification in Labor Code Violations Case

Defeated class certification for facility services client against class claims for alleged violations of the Labor Code, including for missed meal periods and rest breaks, improper rounding, failure to pay overtime, failure to pay minimum wages, inaccurate wage statements, and waiting time penalties.

Summary Judgment in Arbitration on Retaliation, Other Claims

Obtained summary judgment on Nov. 22, 2021, in arbitration for equipment provider and machining shop client on all claims for retaliation under Fair Employment and Housing Act, whistleblower retaliation, failure to prevent retaliation, retaliation under California Family Rights Act, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and violation of The Tom Bane Civil Rights Act.

Summary Judgment in Disability Discrimination Case

Obtained summary judgment for a nationwide employer in federal court against disability discrimination claim.

Dismissal for National Employer in Federal Court

Obtained dismissal for a nationwide employer in federal court against claims of discrimination for national origin, race, religion and sex, as well as retaliation.

Dismissal of Retaliation Claim

Obtained dismissal for a nationwide employer against a retaliation claim for failure to exhaust administrative remedies, affirmed on appeal at the Eighth Circuit.

Secured Settlement in Employment Class Action for Aerospace Client

Represented aerospace manufacturer in class action alleging violations to meal period policy. Settlement on the matter was reached on the eve of trial.

Settlement of Employment Class Action Trial for Aerospace Manufacturer

Represented aerospace manufacturer in class action alleging overtime, minimum wage and meal period violations. The matter settled prior to the conclusion of the trial.

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