NOTABLE REPRESENTATIONS

  • Defense of the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business in connection with a complaint filed by the United States Department of Justice alleging a pattern or practice of citizenship status discrimination with respect to the recruitment and placement of contract attorneys to work on a limited duration document review project for an Am Law 100 law firm
  • Defense of one of the nation’s largest manufacturers, distributors and retailers of internationally known brands of apparel and footwear in a putative nationwide class action involving alleged violations of the pre-adverse action notification requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Defense of one of the largest global financial services leaders in an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, resulting in the complete dismissal of plaintiff’s claims on summary judgment
  • Defense of a major New York newspaper in an employment discrimination action involving allegations of disparate treatment based on race and gender, sexual harassment, constructive discharge, retaliation and violations of the Equal Pay Act; the court granted summary judgment dismissing all claims
  • Prosecution of claims for injunctive relief on behalf of one of the nation’s leading providers of language translation, document management and litigation support services in multiple actions relating to the enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements
  • Defense of one of the world’s 25 largest financial institutions in an age discrimination and retaliation case tried before a jury in the Southern District of New York
  • Prosecution of claims on behalf of the healthcare subsidiary of a major public relations firm in an action seeking injunctive and monetary relief against two former senior executives and their new employer in connection with the alleged theft of clients and staff
  • Prosecution of claims on behalf of a leading commercial real estate firm relating to the departure of the company’s former president who allegedly breached his contractual and fiduciary obligations as part of a scheme to form a competing business
  • Defense of a New York-based fast-food franchisee in connection with a putative class and collective action brought by former employees alleging various wage and hour law violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law, including failure to make overtime payments, tip-pooling violations and purported pay docking of store managers and assistant managers for working less than a set number of hours per week