An employee who signed a non-compete agreement abruptly resigns, only to start working for his former employer’s direct competitor.
An employer doesn’t provide the expected severance benefits to a departing employee.
At-will employment is terminated soon after the employee’s spouse is diagnosed with an illness that will require costly medical treatment – or just before the employee would have become fully-vested in the employer’s pension plan.
An employee who is a member of a protected class, and who was terminated for poor performance, threatens to sue her former employer, alleging that the reasons for termination were pretextual.
BLF attorneys have experience in litigating employment disputes arising from situations like those above, in federal and state court, as well as in arbitration and mediation settings. Once an employment lawsuit has been filed, BLF attorneys are committed to seeking a prompt and efficient resolution, mindful of the heavy burden litigation places a client’s time and resources.
Our representative engagements in this area include:
The firm has defended employers against discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, including a matter before the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that was ultimately resolved in the client’s favor following summary judgment motions.
The firm has also represented employees in wrongful discharge matters involving major institutions in the city of Philadelphia.
PNC v. Fifth Third Bank, et al. (N.D. IL, W. Div. 2014). BLF represented a financial institution asserting claims against former employees for breach of restrictive covenant and misappropriation of trade secrets. ... Read More
PNC Bank v. Superior Mortgage, et al. (E.D. Pa. 2012). In this misappropriation of trade secrets matter, BLF quickly obtained a Consent Order that required defendants to return all the misappropriated information. ... Read More
Diamond v. Vlahovic (E.D. Pa. 2006). This dispute arising out of breach of a poorly drafted contract to negotiate was resolved through mediation. ... Read More