Represents employers in mass employment and wage/hour class and collective action litigation; employment discrimination and wrongful termination litigation; trade secret, unfair competition, restrictive covenant and employee loyalty litigation.
Obtained countless awards of summary judgment on behalf of employers in employment and wrongful discharge cases in several state and federal courts.
Counsels clients on prevention strategies, executive employment contracts, downsizing, qui tam and government contractor obligations, personnel policies and disciplinary issues.
Argued multiple cases to the Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Court of Appeals, as well as the federal appellate system.
Appeals have covered workers' compensation, immigration, civil rights, free speech/free exercise, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, commercial real estate contracts, international arbitration of antitrust disputes, employee benefits, and safety and health.
Admitted Arizona, 1988; Texas, 2006
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh, Fifth, Ninth and Seventh Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States
Member, Board of Directors, Actors Theatre of Phoenix
Board Member Ex Officio, Arizona Manufacturers Council
Member, Defense Research Institute
Charter Member, Management Labor & Employment Roundtable
Member, American Employment Law Council
Member, Maricopa County, Arizona and Federal Bar Associations
Member, Arizona Celtic Bar Association
Member, Society for Human Resource Management
Member, Valley of the Sun Human Resources Association