- D.R. Horton, Inc. v. N.L.R.B., 737 F.3d 344 (5th Cir. 2013). Successfully represented D.R. Horton (with Ron Chapman, Jr.) in challenging new NLRB rule banning class and collective action waivers in employment arbitration agreements.
- NLRB v. Noel Canning, No. 12-1281 (U.S. Supreme Court) (pending). Represent Council on Labor Law Equality (with Hal Coxson) as amicus in case challenging scope of President's authority to make Recess Appointments.
- Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall, No. 12-99 (U.S. Supreme Court). Represented Council on Labor Law Equality (with Hal Coxson) as amicus in case addressing scope of unions' ability to force employers to enter neutrality, card-check, and related agreements under the Labor Management Relations Act.
- Parallel Networks LLC v. Jenner & Block LLP, No. 05-13-00748-CV (Texas Court of Appeals) (pending). Represent Parallel Networks (with Ron Chapman, Jr. and Andy Turner) in challenging arbitrator's award of millions in fees to client's former attorneys.
- New York New York, LLC v. NLRB, 676 F.3d 193 (D.C. Cir. 2012). Represented the United States Chamber of Commerce (with Hal Coxson) as amicus challenging new NLRB rule governing access of certain non-employees to employer's property for organizing purposes.
- Griffin v. Sisters of Saint Francis, Inc., 489 F.3d 838 (7th Cir. 2007). Successfully represented client and argued case in which the Seventh Circuit decided as a matter of first impression that a male plaintiff cannot state a claim under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act based on an adverse employment action allegedly taken because of his partner's pregnancy.
- Phillips v. City of Bloomington, 869 N.E.2d 1281 (Ind. App. 2007). Successfully represented Bloomington in appeal affirming summary judgment on plaintiff's claim that his employment was wrongfully terminated under state law.
- Davis v. VanNatta, 438 F.3d 707 (7th Cir. 2006). Represented prisoner in and argued pro bono appeal raising constitutional challenges to effectiveness of client's counsel during his criminal trial.
Other Representative Experience
- Rutland v. Target Corp., 2013 WL 6189232 (S.D. Ind. November 26, 2013). Granting summary judgment to Target on plaintiff's multiple discrimination and retaliation claims.
- Howard v. Ray's LLC, 2011 WL 4625735 (S.D. Ind. September 30, 2011). Denying plaintiff's motion for class certification and granting summary judgment to Ray's on plaintiff's wage claims alleging missed meal breaks.
- Carter v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 2009 WL 4790761 (N.D. Ind. 2009). In putative collective and class action, dismissing plaintiffs' breach of contract, Indiana wage statute, and quantum meruit claims as preempted by federal labor law.
- Finn v. Harbor Metal Treating, Inc., 2009 WL 3642753 (N.D. Ind. October 29, 2009). Disqualifying plaintiff's counsel in case alleging age discrimination where plaintiff's counsel contended he had settled case with client's HR manager prior to litigation.
- Murray v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 2009 WL 322241 (C.D. Ill. February 9, 2009). Granting partial summary judgment to Tyson on ground plaintiffs' state-law wage claims were preempted by federal labor law and denying plaintiffs' motion for class certification as moot.
- Zusy v. International Medical Group, Inc., 500 F.Supp.2d 1087 (S.D. Ind. June 12, 2007). Granting summary judgment to IMG on claim by its former general counsel that it had breached his employment agreement.