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Representation of Design Professionals in Construction Defect Litigation

Representation of design professionals in numerous complex litigation matters involving claims of negligence regarding the construction of high-rise condominiums.

Construction Company Non-Compete Dispute

Representation of the seller of a construction company in a non-compete lawsuit involving sale of business for $6.8 million, which resulted in a favorable walk-away settlement.

Negotiation of Executive Separation Agreements

Representation of a global conglomerate in the termination of executive level employees, including the negotiations of separation and release agreements.

Successful Defense of Employer in Overtime Claim

Successfully defended overtime claim against employer by way of employee’s voluntary dismissal

Employment Policy Drafting and Formulation

Representation of numerous corporate clients in the formulation and adoption of written employment policies and handbooks in accordance with state and federal employment laws, including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and the newly-enacted FFRCA.

Employment Law Compliance Training

Customization, presentation, and on-site training for management level employees to ensure compliance with state and federal employment laws.

Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Defeated summary judgment attempt by Fortune 500 company on federal and state discrimination and retaliation claims in federal court.

Defense of Businesses in Website Accessibility Claims

Representation of businesses in website accessibility cases where plaintiffs allege that aspects of website functionality are not ADA compliant.

Corporate FLSA-Related Investigations

Hired to conduct neutral third-party investigations into employee claims involving hostile work environment.

Representation of Investor in Securities Law Violation Suit

Representation of investor against broker-dealer in fraud/churning case resulting in a $850,000 settlement.

Securities Law Violations by Wall Street Firms*

Helped investigate and prosecute some of the largest Wall Street firms for securities law violations during the 2008 financial crisis.

*These matters were handled prior to joining Jones Foster.