Thoughtful and Meticulous Employment Lawyer and Business Counselor

Below are a few examples of his work

  • Defended individual owner of closely-held business in litigation alleging sexual harassment/inappropriate touching
  • Assisted start-up marketing/social media venture in establishing human resources best practices, vendor and other key contract templates, employee recruiting, performance management and terminations
  • Defended technology manufacturing business in wage/hour (commission plan) and race discrimination litigation
  • Defended regional health/fitness business in multiple-plaintiff sexual harassment litigation
  • Defended national moving company in retaliation and disability discrimination litigation
  • Defended national bank in litigation involving allegations of age, disability and veteran status discrimination and harassment
  • Defended national hotel and time-share brand in wage and hour class action brought by housekeeping staff
  • Defended live-entertainment business in wage and hour class action brought by entertainers working under piece-rate system
  • Defended tribal gaming operation in litigation initiated by the United States Department of Labor, alleging violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Defended tribal gaming operation and government in investigation initiated by the United States Department of Labor, alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Defended tribal gaming operation in investigation initiated by the National Labor Relations Board, alleging unfair labor practices
  • Defended national financial institution in multiple matters brought by former investment services employees alleging violations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Defended independent/closely held family construction business in race harassment litigation that threatened to close the business
  • Defended national health care/hospital brand in various litigation matters involving allegations of EEO and wage and hour violations
  • Defended national women’s retail brand in litigation alleging race and national origin discrimination and retaliation
  • Investigated allegations of financial and other misconduct involving tribal and business leadership
  • Developed tribal laws and codes addressing land use, environmental protection, public utilities, cemeteries, Tribal Employment Rights Ordinances, general welfare, tribal courts and dispute resolution systems, business entities, economic development, and historic preservation
  • Coordinated tribal fee to trust applications for protection of sacred and other sensitive lands
  • Coordinated recruiting of Board of Directors for investment entity with control of more than $1Billion in assets
  • Facilitated recruiting of multiple C-level executives in various businesses in start-up and legacy contexts