Labor, Employment, & Immigration
Successful Defense of "Me Too" Harassment Case
Obtained complete defense verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of international airline company in “me too” sexual harassment case after month-long jury trial. Argueta v. Worldwide Flight Services, Inc., Case No.: BC703825 (Los Angeles Superior Court, April 16, 2020).
Enforcement of Non-Compete Agreements
Successfully enforced non-compete agreements and obtained preliminary injunctions in multiple cases on behalf of national seafood restaurant chain.
Unfair Labor Practices
Secured favorable resolutions for publicly listed corporations in several consolidated, nation-wide, unfair labor practice cases in which the NLRB sought to find holding companies to be single and/or joint employers with affiliated entities.
Chief Negotiator for Collective Bargaining Agreements
Over the past several years, served as chief negotiator for successor collective bargaining agreements against the Washington State Nurses Association, the Florida Nurses Association, the Service Employees International Union, the United Steelworkers of America, and the United Mineworkers, resulting in concessions and operational savings in excess of $20MM.
Dismissal with Prejudice Obtained in Employment Matter
Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a client with respect to claims by former employee seeking reinstatement into former employment position.
Representation of Fortune 500 Company in Nationwide Labor Arbitrations
Lead national labor arbitration counsel for Fortune 500 commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company; handling labor arbitrations throughout the country.
Successfully represented large and small businesses, manufacturers, suppliers, and restaurants in obtaining hundreds of dismissals and closures of EEOC investigations.
Assisted clients with dozens of OSHA investigations, including four recent fatality investigations.
Representation of National Manufacturing Company on Labor & Employment Matters
Lead nationwide employment counsel for national manufacturing company with facilities and employees in 15 states.
Representation of Tier I Automotive Supplier on Labor & Employment Matters
Lead national employment counsel for Tier I automotive supplier, handling all labor & employment matters.