Partner Matt Wakefield won a successful arbitration award on behalf of a major Southern California resort. The resort had discharged a restaurant server for theft when management found that he added an 18% service charge to two guest checks, after the guests signed their checks and drew a line through the space where a gratuity…

In January 2016, Partner Linda Miller Savitt and Senior Counsel Elsa Bañuelos, who were co-counsel for Defendants in a five week jury trial, successfully persuaded the trial judge to toss the jury’s $7.1 million verdict to former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers over claims that he was forced out due to his age….

In October 2015, Partners Linda Miller Savitt and Jonathan S. Rosenberg obtained summary judgment in Lanzas v. Health Net of California, Inc. (Stanislaus Superior Court Case No. 2006491). The plaintiff claimed that he was terminated due to his disability and that Health Net failed to reasonably accommodate him and properly engage in the good faith…

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