Prevailed at trial and obtained full relief (including punitive damages) for a judgment of over $750,000. Client was a long-term employee who experienced retaliation after raising discrimination concerns. Company was defended by a premier national law firm.
Prevailed at trial and obtained $355,000 judgment against a Bellevue car dealership for failure to make a reasonable accommodation of an employee. Company was defended by a large Seattle law firm.
Successfully reversed the termination of a Seattle Police Officer. Full back pay ordered.
Obtained complete relief for individual denied early retirement benefits by union. The Union's Pension Trust violated ERISA and the arbitrator awarded full benefits plus all attorneys' fees and costs.
Successfully represented American Seafoods in U.S. District Court and on appeal. In a published decision, the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of American Seafoods on claims of national origin discrimination under Title VII and Washington law.
Successfully obtained complete summary judgment for Company. Judge Coughenour ordered dismissal of all claims, including claims brought under the FMLA, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Washington law.
Obtained complete summary judgment for the employer on a seaman's claims of age discrimination and wrongful termination in violation of public policy.
Successfully obtained a preliminary injunction based on a non-competition agreement.