New York Labor and Employment Law Attorneys

Notable Labor and Employment Law Decisions

The Boyd Law Group’s labor, employment and education law attorneys have represented clients in cases that have set legal precedents and resulted in settlements and victories for our clients.  Some of our notable cases are listed below:

Villarin v. Rabbi Haskel Lookstein School

Education Law Whistleblower Case

Index No. 108417/09

Precedent setting case for school whistleblower reported on the front page of The New York Law Journal.

D’Angelo v. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Sexual Harassment Case

Case No. 3:08-CV-1548

Sexual harassment Federal case holding that text and e-mail messages can constitute evidence of discrimination and a hostile work environment even when a supervisor was rarely present in the workplace.

Smith v. Corning

Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower Case

Case No. 06-CV-6516

Precedent setting case establishing the pleading threshold for Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower cases.

Princess Fornah vs. Cargo Airport Services, LLC

Sexual Harassment Case

Case No. 12-CV-3638

Successful summary judgement win in a Federal district court sexual harassment case

Kefalas

Education Law Whistleblower Case

Successful representation of a school whistleblower in matter cover extensively by the media including the New York Times.

Mavis Discount Tire, Inc.

Gender Discrimination Class Action Case

Index No. 1:12-cv-00741

Successful representation of a class of women with gender discrimination case coordinated with the EEOC and resulting in a New York Law Journal ranked top settlement.

Cobb vs. Atria Senior Living, Inc.

Workplace Retaliation Case

Case Number: 3:17-cv-00291

Successfully defended a Defendant’s motion to dismiss in the United States District Court, District of Connecticut. On January 29th, 2018, the Honorable Michael P. Shea upheld the Plaintiff’s Title VII retaliation claim for opposing sexual harassment of a coworker and his claim for workplace free speech retaliation under the Connecticut Constitution and Conn. Gen. Stat. 31-51q.

Mogador vs. Santiago et al.

Wage & Hour Defense Case

Successfully defended restaurant again class action wage claims.

TRN, LLC v. Fabric Branding, LLC

Defense of Breach of Contract Commercial Litigation Case

Index No. 654091/2016

This action was initiated in the Supreme Court of the State of New York and assigned to The Honorable Cynthia S. Kern, J.S.C. Defendants filed a motion to dismiss which resulted in the dismissal of seven of the eight claims which were brought against Fabric Branding and its CEO and Founder, Simon Pearce and significantly limited the scope of available damages. After the Court’s ruling on the motion, the sole remaining cause of action for breach of contract against Fabric Branding was voluntarily dismissed on July 31, 2017.