Litigation

Employment Litigation

Our Employment Law Group takes pride in our ability to guide our clients in minimizing their risk of employment litigation. Our Employment Law Group takes pride in our ability to guide our clients in minimizing their risk of employment litigation. However, when disputes become unavoidable, we have the talent and expertise to defend employers aggressively and efficiently in all types of litigation and arbitration.

Our clients are national and international employers, business leaders and high-profile and high net worth individuals. We have represented clients in landmark employment lawsuits cases and continue to achieve successful results across a full range of employment claims. These include breach of contract, wage and hour issues, retaliation, covenants not to compete and trade secret misappropriation, defamation, all protected forms of discrimination, invasion of privacy issues, negligent hiring and retention, public policy violations, unfair competition, commission disputes and whistleblower disputes.

For more information about our employment litigation experience, please contact Stephen Smith.

  • Currently represent a major cable network in defending a wrongful termination claim.
  • After filing a motion for summary judgment, we obtained voluntary dismissal of pregnancy discrimination and wrongful termination actions against our client for nuisance value settlement.
  • Represented a world famous restaurateur in class action wage and hour claim alleging failure to provide meal and rest breaks and improper tip pooling.
  • Currently defending class action cases for WARN Act violations and wage and hour claims for a post-production company.
  • Obtained injunction for company in shareholder dispute and trade secret misappropriation case involving departing employee.
  • On behalf of a major hotel, we obtained voluntary dismissal of a plaintiff’s claim of same-sex harassment after successfully compelling arbitration.
  • Successfully obtained an injunction against two employees of an advertising agency. The injunction resulted from an investigation that followed the employees’ threatened sexual harassment claims and revealed they were attempting to start a competing business while still employed by the agency.
  • Recently obtained temporary and permanent injunctive relief against two disgruntled former employees who physically threatened our client and the company’s staff.
  • Achieved a unique and extremely satisfying result for our client, the president of a large garment manufacturer, when sexual harassment and wrongful termination actions were filed by four plaintiffs against him and his company; the plaintiffs’ original demand was $4 million. Greenberg Glusker attorneys first conducted a thorough investigation of plaintiffs’ claims and obtained dozens of declarations from co-workers and third parties. As a result of the Firm’s investigative efforts, the case was resolved after only three days of deposition when all four plaintiffs agreed to dismiss their cases with prejudice and to provide videotaped and written apologies to the president and to the company for filing these actions.
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