Press Release 11.06.18
Leading International Litigator Will Split Time between New York and Asia
Pillsbury’s employment lawyers advise on and represent clients regarding employment practices, issues, laws and regulations including:
Successfully represented global electronics company against former employee who stole trade secrets pertaining to a highly successful product line. All information was returned with defendants agreeing to permanent injunction.
Represented restaurant chain in wage and hour class action involving 3,000 class members. After four weeks of trial, obtained favorable settlement immediately prior to the close of plaintiffs’ case.
Represented large California employer in responding to DFEH Directors’ complaints investigating alleged classwide failures to comply with the state medical leave act and disability antidiscrimination laws, with the agency abandoning classwide claims.
Obtained judgment in favor of retail defendant following a high-profile disability discrimination and retaliation arbitration in North Carolina. Secured voluntary dismissal of plaintiff’s four other claims with various administrative agencies.
Defended a large retail store against allegations of sexual harassment, assault and battery, sex discrimination and retaliation brought by a former store manager. Negotiated a positive settlement on the eve of trial.
BTI has placed Pillsbury in its “Awesome Opponents” tier of “highly regarded and fierce litigators.” The ranking was based on a survey of more than 300 general counsels and in-house lawyers.
Attained national, Tier 1 team recognition from 2017 U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers for Employee Benefits, as well as Tier 1 Employee Benefits honors in New York City and Washington, DC. The practice also earned Tier 1 status for Labor & Employment Litigation in Washington.