The attorneys at Shanberg, Stafford & Bartz LLP have successfully prosecuted wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, overtime, and unpaid meal and rest break claims on behalf of their clients resulting in settlements and awards of millions of dollars, including the following:
$16,800,000 settlement in a disability discrimination class action on behalf of a class of over 4,000 customer service representatives working in California call centers for AT&T/Pacific Bell. This is one of the largest settlements in the country for a disability discrimination class action since 2012.
$5,500,000 settlement on behalf of class of personal trainers employed by Equinox Holdings, Inc.
$4,900,000 settlement on behalf of a class of recruiters/staffing employees employed by Randstad US, L.P.
$3,000,000 settlement on behalf of a class of sales agents and representatives employed by national insurance companies.
$1,900,000 wage and hour settlement on behalf of truck drivers employed by R.J. Noble Company and/or its trucking division Strength Transportation Management, Inc.
Obtained multimillion-dollar settlement in wage and hour action in 2012 (Confidential settlement).
Wrongful termination/pregnancy discrimination matter against public company where client received settlement for approximately $500,000.
Overtime and unpaid meal/rest break claims on behalf of 12 personal trainers against a regional health and fitness company where clients received in excess of $500,000.
The attorneys at Shanberg, Stafford & Bartz LLP have also had tremendous success defending employers in a variety of employment lawsuits, including claims for wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, unpaid overtime, meal and rest break claims, and successfully defending companies in business and commercial litigation matters, including the following:
Attained dismissal of a wrongful termination, fraud and breach of contract action by a former disgruntled manager who had claimed that he was part owner of a privately held California company.
Settled for nuisance value a claim for the sale of goods where the opposing party claimed over $200,000 in damages.
Dismissed breach of contract action against doctor for failure to pay loan.
Procured dismissals of two wrongful termination actions filed against a publicly traded aerospace company after filing motions for summary judgment.
Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of sales companies in a case for past due commissions.
Obtained dismissal of wrongful termination/disability discrimination action against electrical engineering contractor. Obtained separate dismissal of personal injury action against same contractor arising out of alleged work-related injury.
Nuisance value settlement after mid-seven-figure demand against public company.
Obtained dismissal of sexual harassment lawsuit against restaurant/sports bar.
Dismissal of arbitration petition after summary judgment on malicious prosecution claim.