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Labor and employment law cases:
Maqsood v. Bell Security, Inc., Case No.: 03 Civ. 8717 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) (Sweet, J.) aff’d 249 Fed. Appx. 229, 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 22901 (2d Cir. N.Y. 2007): Represented Defendant Employer in national origin and religious discrimination employment case in which summary judgment was entered in Defendant’s favor. Case dismissed and dismissal affirmed on appeal.
In Re Cornerstone Advisors, Inc., United States Government Securities & Exchange Commission Case No. NY-7077: Represented Respondent-employee of Cornerstone Advisors, Inc. and secured favorable result for Client.
Motel in the Sky, Inc. v. Barrington Anderson, Docket No.: 2BS-CV-030404577-S (Conn. Super. J.D. Fairfield at Bridgeport, 2003): Represented Plaintiff Employer in action to collect embezzled funds from employee in which an Order of Prejudgment Attachment in the amount of $1.1 million was entered against employee after hearing.
In Re: City of Norwalk and International Association of Firefighters, Local 830, AFL-CIO (“IAFF, Local 830”), State of Connecticut Department of Labor, State Board of Arbitration and Mediation Case No. 2003-MBA-82: Represented Union in binding arbitration and collective bargaining negotiation where parties were without a contract for over 1000 days in which an executed collective bargaining agreement was successfully obtained after the Firm was retained.
Zarzana v. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Slip Op. 98 Civ. 4364 (TPG) (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 15, 2003): Represented Defendant Union in a union member’s free speech action brought pursuant to the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act in which summary judgment was entered in the Union’s favor.
America Piles, Inc., et al. and District Council for New York City and Vicinity, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, AFL-CIO, 333 N.L.R.B. 1118 (April 25, 2001): Represented Charging Party Union where Board found that Employers violated § 8(a) (5) of the National Labor Relations Act by failing to abide by an interim compliance agreement concerning preexisting pre-hire agreement and then refusing to execute newly negotiated collective bargaining agreement.
Banking and commercial law cases:
H.S.A. Residential Mortgage v. Northeastern Mortgage Corp., FirstCity Capital Corp. and Bank of New York, Case No.: 4:00-CV-04069 (S.D. Tx 2003) (Lake, J.): Lead Attorney for Defendant FirstCity Capital Corp. Represented Investor FirstCity in Banking case in which FirstCity avoided $1.6 million judgment when jury returned a verdict finding Defendant not liable.