Labor and Employment - Thorough Summary Judgment, Dismissal or Mediation and Settlement
Labor and Employment - Thorough Summary Judgment, Dismissal or Mediation and Settlement Experience
- Summary judgment on ADA, breach of contract and good faith and fair dealing claims in federal District Court, leaving only the wrongful termination/retaliation and emotional distress claims for trial. Two weeks before trial, the matter settled in the low five figures.
- Successfully defended a Fortune 500 company on summary judgment motions in U.S. District Court involving breach of contract/warranties, affirmed on appeal to Ninth Circuit.
- Obtained summary judgment in state court on eight of ten claims, and later obtained directed verdict at trial on remaining two claims in a $2 million dispute in which plaintiff (former employee) claimed employer (national hotel chain) was vicariously liable for off-premises conduct of former supervisor.