Represented healthcare employers and practitioners in all aspects of healthcare law, including forming professional and general-business corporations, multi-specialty practices; maintaining corporate documents and standing before professional boards; board accusations; providing advice on fraud-and-abuse and fee-splitting laws; and preparing employment contracts, shareholder agreements, and employee handbooks.
Represented employers in employment litigation including claims of wrongful discharge, sexual harassment and sex discrimination, race and national origin discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, and alleged wage and hour violations.
Formed numerous group medical, dental, chiropractic, acupuncture, and MDDC practices as well as healthcare-management companies.
Obtained numerous successful settlements before trial with the California Attorney General’s office in cases involving violations alleged by professional boards.
Obtained favorable decision in binding arbitration on behalf of family trust in case alleging failure to pay overtime.
Obtained defense verdicts in trials in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of American Express and 3D Systems, Inc. in cases involving allegations of failure to pay commissions.
Obtained successful settlement during trial in a case alleging Labor Code §132a violation on behalf of Denny’s Restaurant Group.
Obtained a dismissal of all claims brought by former employee before the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement during the Initial Conference.
Obtained successful settlement before trial in case alleging age discrimination on behalf of FTD Florists.
Assisted in successful settlement during trial in Federal Court on behalf of IKON Office Solutions in race discrimination case.
Assisted in successful settlements before trial on behalf of Talbert Medical Group, TMP Worldwide, and American Express in cases with allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.
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