Summary Judgment for Defendant in FLSA Worker Misclassification Case
Secured summary judgment in a Fair Labor Standards Act case, in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The plaintiff asserted FLSA misclassification, retaliation and common law invasion of privacy claims. The court granted the defendant’s motion for summary judgment and denied the plaintiff’s cross motion for summary judgment with prejudice.
$1 Million-Plus in Tax Liability Avoided
Secured several releases for employment and tax-related claims against a client. Inaccurate tax advice had led the company’s board of directors to issue options that did not comply with Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code. We were able to avoid tax liabilities for the client and option holders without triggering IRS action, and obtained release agreements from all option holders.
Defended Fortune 500 Retailer in Gender Discrimination Suit
Successfully defended a Fortune 500 retailer from employment gender discrimination suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado seeking more than $1 million in damages. Won all contested motions in the case and garnered favorable settlement for client.
Defended Health Care Network from Employment Disability Discrimination Claim
Successfully defended network of assisted living and long-term care facilities from employment disability discrimination claim filed with the Colorado Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, resulting in favorable settlement for client and resolution of all claims.
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.