Labor & Employment Litigation & Related Matters Experience
Defense of employee claims asserting wrongful termination, unlawful harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and breach of contract.
Drafting and enforcement of mandatory binding arbitration agreements.
Drafting and advice on employment-related policies, employee handbooks, and employment contracts.
Advice and counsel regarding employee discipline issues and reductions in force. Wage & Hour Class Action / Collective Action Experience
Class and collective actions asserting misclassification and off-the-clock overtime and minimum wage violations, meal and rest periods violations, and related claims.
Class actions asserting employee business expense reimbursement violations and related claims.
Class actions challenging the terms and administration of bonus and incentive compensation plans.
Hybrid nationwide FLSA collective actions and state law class actions asserting misclassification and off-the-clock overtime and minimum wage violations and related claims. Representative Trial Court, Arbitration & Appellate Decisions
Representation in putative nationwide collective action of global financial services company. Resulted in granting of motion to dismiss with prejudice based on the lead plaintiff’s lack of standing.
Representation in putative statewide private attorney general action alleging failure to provide suitable seating to employees. Resulted in court granting motion to dismiss with prejudice.
Representation in putative statewide class action alleging that client’s background check policy was illegal. Resulted in court granting motion to dismiss with prejudice.