Represented plaintiff in a claim for unpaid wages based on an oral contract in which the defendant promised to pay $1.825 million in bonuses. Recovered total verdict of approximately $2.3 million, including prejudgment interest.
Secured judgment of approximately $1.2 million against City of Golden Valley in case alleging police brutality. The judgment included the largest punitive damages award against a police officer in the history of the State of Minnesota.
Successfully defended a client in joint venture dispute, and settled the matter for a fraction of the original amount offered.
After defeating Defendant's motion for summary judgment and shortly before trial, secured a substantial, mediated settlement for Plaintiff national sports team in complex breach-of-contract action against team's principal sponsor, an internationally known manufacturer of sports equipment, prevailing in the face of significant counterclaims and an outsized litigation budget.
Secured substantial settlement for senior executive in employment dispute against former employer, an international financial institution.
Representing police officers accused of using excessive force in conducting lawful arrest, firm achieved court-ordered dismissal of all claims and sanctions against plaintiff and plaintiff’s counsel for filing frivolous lawsuit.
Representing a police officer accused of using excessive force in a litigated trial in federal court, firm obtained total defense verdict.
Obtained substantial settlement for employee of a biotech firm who was terminated shortly after relocating to the Twin Cities from his native Israel, asserting discrimination based on client's national origin.
Secured mediated settlement for full value of Plaintiff architectural firm's work designing and administering construction of multiunit housing project from Defendant developer who wrongfully terminated contract with architectural firm mid-construction, refusing to pay for services rendered while retaining Plaintiff architect's plans and drawings.
PDK Lawyers represented three senior employees in pursuing age-discrimination claims arising from their termination in the course of a corporate consolidation of three smaller companies. Secured mediated substantial settlement.