Defended a personal preparatory school in opposition to a quantity of claims of alleged abuse by a number of perpetrators over several years. Challenges within the defense of these instances included that the abuse was alleged to have occurred more than three many years ago, that one perpetrator admitted his misconduct, and that key witnesses had died within the intervening years. Represented a religious order against claims arising from alleged sexual abuse of a minor during the early 1970s by a teacher employed at a faculty run by the order. Claims on this motion included negligent hiring, supervision, retention, breach of fiduciary duties, conspiracy, and vicarious liability. The Human Resources team companions with all aspects of the organization, driving success via the efficient and progressive management of individuals for both current and future enterprise wants.
We defended BlueCrest Capital in a case introduced by a former employee seeking $1.three million in bonus and severance funds, as properly as damages beneath New York’s Labor Law and attorneys’ charges. The court docket granted our first movement to dismiss in full and without go away to re-file. We represented the University of Southern California (“USC”) towards its former head soccer coach, Steve Sarkisian, in a suit filed by Sarkisian after he was terminated in October 2015.