- National labor counsel for several national and regional restaurant, gaming, hospitality and convenience store clients. As recently as January 2011, was integrally involved in representing convenience store client in R-Case campaign where petition for election was withdrawn by union within 10 days of notice to employer of the same. Has successfully handled dozens of R-Case campaigns and hearings on behalf of employers in last 6-7 years, each of which resulted in union withdrawing petition for election. In 2009, integrally involved in creation and roll out of national union avoidance program for company with over 400 locations, and more than 25,000 employees. Has negotiated dozens of CBAs on behalf of national, regional and local employers.
- Has filed numerous motions to dismiss, which have been granted in their entirety, including one in a collective/class action against a restaurant where tipped employees alleged improper tip-pooling and various additional wage and hour violations.
- Motion for summary judgment granted in its entirety in alleged failure to pay overtime case where assistant fire chiefs in central California alleged they were not exempt from overtime.
- Has prevailed on behalf of employers in more than a dozen jury and bench trials and trial like settings and arbitrations, on matters involving the defense of cases where plaintiffs alleged violations of various federal and state discrimination and retaliation laws, environmental whistleblower statutes and contract cases.