Case Studies

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June 22, 2009
On June 22, 2009, after an six-week bench trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Epstein Becker Green won a resounding victory for its client, Reichhold Inc. This case addressed claims relating to the cleanup of a...
April 6, 2010
On April 6, 2010, Epstein Becker Green achieved a big win for its client, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (the "Medical School"). Defense counsel representing Kentile Floors, a defendant in an asbestos personal injury litigation,...
January 14, 2014
On January 14, 2011, Epstein Becker Green helped one of its restaurant clients, the Brasserie Ruhlmann, obtain summary judgment "in its entirety" in a lawsuit brought by former waiters, bussers, and runners ("Plaintiffs")....
February 2, 2010
On February 2, 2010, Epstein Becker Green attorneys successfully executed a very favorable settlement for their client, AtriCure Inc., in a False Claims Act (FCA) case that began with a qui tam relator's charges filed in 2007. AtriCure is a...
June 6, 2011
Epstein Becker Green attorneys successfully assisted client Reed Elsevier in acquiring for its Variety Group (consisting of Daily Variety, Daily Variety Gotham, Weekly Variety, and Variety.com) the entertainment research and data-tracking firm...
July 22, 2011
At an NLRB-conducted election on July 22, 2011, a team of Epstein Becker Green attorneys helped a client, the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC ("Museum"), achieve an important victory — namely, the Museum's security...
October 5, 2011
On October 5, 2011, Epstein Becker Green obtained summary judgment on behalf of its client Sunovion Pharmaceuticals ("Sunovion") after oral argument before the Hon. Stefan R. Underhill in a U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut,...
March 7, 2011
Epstein Becker Green attorneys represented Apria Healthcare, Inc., a home medical equipment supplier ("Apria"), in a $26 million transaction to acquire the assets of Praxair Inc., a home medical equipment supplier and medical/industrial...
May 18, 2013
On May 18, 2013, Epstein Becker Green completed the final step of negotiations on behalf of Southern California Edison for a significantly revamped successor collective bargaining agreement and a reorganization/reduction-in-force effects agreement...
September 16, 2014
On September 16, 2014, Judge Jesse Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York handed down a major victory for Epstein Becker Green and its client Corporate Transportation Group in the case Saleem and Singh v. Corporate...
August 16, 2015
Epstein Becker Green successfully represented one of its clients, a messenger service (“Defendant”), in an appeal of a trial court’s judgment that dismissed a lawsuit by a former employee (“Plaintiff”). When the...
April 12, 2017
Epstein Becker Green has obtained a significant victory for its client Corporate Transportation Company and affiliated entities (collectively, “CTG”) when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down its long-awaited...
March 30, 2018
Businesses nationwide have been plagued by litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a law meant to protect consumers from unsolicited auto-dialed and prerecorded phone calls, text messages, and faxed advertisements. When the...
March 16, 2018
One of the most confusing and contentious issues for both employers and workers is identifying whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. The consequences to an employer of misclassifying employees as independent contractors...
March 13, 2018
More and more, employees are bringing claims on a “joint employer” theory, seeking to hold their employer and another entity liable for alleged unlawful conduct. The “joint employer” argument frequently comes up in the...
April 24, 2018
California law provides for a unique mechanism by which employees can file suit on behalf of other employees without bringing claims as class actions—the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”). PAGA generally allows an employee to...
December 23, 2010
After more than five years of litigation, a Los Angeles Superior Court has denied a motion for certification of a class action against Epstein Becker Green client Joe's Crab Shack Restaurants on claims that its managers were misclassified as...
March 24, 2014
On March 24, 2014, after five years of litigation, Epstein Becker Green succeeded in defeating a motion for class certification in a significant class action lawsuit brought against our client Farmers Group, Inc., an insurance company, in Los...
March 3, 2014
In March 2014, Epstein Becker Green obtained a significant victory in a wage and hour class action brought against a health care client in California. Although our client was confronted with potential exposure in the millions of dollars, the case...
December 1, 2016
In December 2016, Epstein Becker Green obtained the dismissal of a statewide representative action against a California employer. The plaintiff had alleged that our client did not pay several thousand California employees for all time worked, denied...
May 3, 2017
In May 2017, Epstein Becker Green attorneys achieved a major victory for a national insurance company in a wage and hour class action pending in Los Angeles Superior Court. The Epstein Becker Green team convinced the trial court to deny the...
May 1, 2014
In May 2014, Epstein Becker Green scored major victories in two matters relating to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") Electronic Health Record ("EHR") Incentive Program, which provides incentive payments to...
July 31, 2018
Competition for federal, state, and local government contracts continues to be fierce. If your company finds itself in competition for, and then awarded, a lucrative government contract, there’s a strong chance that your company will be pulled...
December 21, 2011
Epstein Becker Green obtained summary judgment, on behalf of a restaurant client ("Restaurant"), from Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. See Arencibia v. 2401 Restaurant Corporation d/b/a...
September 28, 2016
In September 2016, Epstein Becker Green attorneys obtained a decisive victory for one of the world’s top law firms in a race discrimination, national origin discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed in federal district court in Brooklyn,...
August 25, 2011
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon granted an Epstein Becker Green client, Fox News Network, summary judgment on August 25, 2011, in a lawsuit alleging age discrimination, gender discrimination and retaliation under Title VII brought by the U.S. Equal...
June 5, 2013
On June 5, 2013, Epstein Becker Green attorneys obtained a swift jury verdict in favor of a client in the advertising industry, in a race discrimination lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The...
March 31, 2016
Epstein Becker Green achieved a significant victory on behalf of Staten Island University Hospital ("Hospital"), its CEO, and the Chairman of its Pathology Department in a long-running discrimination and retaliation lawsuit.  Having...
February 8, 2014
Epstein Becker Green represented the Cleveland Indians in a salary arbitration with one of their players, relief pitcher Vinnie Pestano. The arbitration took place in St. Petersburg, Florida, and marked the first time since 1991 that the Indians had...
February 8, 2011
On February 8, 2011, Epstein Becker Green's Corporate Services Group served as counsel in a divestiture transaction for Intergis, LLC. The fleet management consulting and GPS tracking provider sold substantially all of its assets to Telogis,...