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Representative Matters

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”

Representative Matters

FOR EMPLOYERS/COMPANIES/BUSINESS OWNERS

  • Won federal court jury verdict and judgments totaling $3.6 million for company denied a commercial contract because of race discrimination
     
  • Won a federal court defense jury verdict for a multi-billion-dollar international trucking and logistics firm, in a challenging whistleblower case in which the employee claimed he was fired for raising safety concerns at work
     
  • Won federal court defense jury verdict on behalf of large financial institution resulting in the dismissal of a customer’s breach of contract claim
     
  • Won an arbitration award on behalf of Fortune 500 company prevailing on client’s breach of contract claim and dismissing employee’s gender discrimination defense
     
  • Won an arbitration award on behalf of Fortune 500 company resulting in dismissal of employee’s breach of contract, unpaid wages, and negligence claims
     
  • Won an arbitration award on behalf of Fortune 500 company resulting in dismissal of employee’s defamation and tortious interference claims
     
  • Won Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission hearing resulting in dismissal of gender discrimination claim against client
     
  • Won summary judgment in federal court on behalf of one of the largest healthcare providers in the mid-Atlantic region to dismiss claims of overtime pay violations
     
  • Won summary judgment in federal court on behalf of a Fortune 500 company to dismiss claims by in-house lawyer of disability discrimination in connection with the termination of employment
     
  • Won summary judgment in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the region, resulting in the dismissal of mass tort claims
     
  • Helped guide a non-profit employer through the complex legal and human resources issues relating to an employee's gender change during employment
     
  • Enforced a five-year covenant not to compete on behalf of a national healthcare provider, obtaining a federal judge’s order to stop the wrongful competition
     
  • Won a jury verdict in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of one of the region's largest food store chains, defeating a defamation claim by a terminated employee
     
  • Helped guide numerous corporations through reductions in force, restructurings, WARN Act notices, and adverse impact studies, minimizing legal risk and exposure while accomplishing company objectives
     

FOR EXECUTIVES AND EMPLOYEES

  • Won a $2.96 million federal court jury verdict, plus an order of reinstatement for clients, based on claims of reverse race discrimination
     
  • Won a federal court jury verdict of $500,000, plus attorneys’ fees, based on client’s claims of age discrimination
     
  • Won a federal court jury verdict based on client’s claims of wrongful termination based on gender discrimination
     
  • Assisted the Women’s Law Project on a pro bono basis in winning a jury verdict in federal court on plaintiff’s gender discrimination claims
     
  • Advise employees and executives on best practices and communications when they perceive unfair treatment, harassment or a pending wrongful termination at work
     
  • Obtained countless six-figure settlements (from $100,000 to $999,000) for executives and employees wrongfully terminated from their jobs or denied promised commissions, bonuses or severance pay
     
  • Represented chief executive raising breach of contract claims and enforcing provisions of employment agreement, resulting in severance pay in excess of $2 million