Saady & Saxe, P.A.’s labor and employment litigation/arbitration experience includes:
Successfully defended New York corporate defendants against wage and overtime claims.
Successfully represented defendants in a bankruptcy court adversary proceeding concerning a trustee lawsuit seeking in excess of $64 million.
Represented a business owner in a Denver, Colorado litigation concerning the theft of his company by former corporate employees, resulting in a multi-million dollar settlement to the business owner.
Successfully represented Home Owners Association concerning voting rights, dues assessments, and deed restriction compliance, resulting in an award of damages and attorneys’ fees to the HOA.
Successfully represented Tampa based commercial cleaning company in enforcing non-compete agreement.
Successfully represented nation-wide convenience stores in claims of discrimination.
Representing two New York City female Bridge and Tunnel Authority employees in race and sex discrimination claims in a three-week jury trial
Representing a commercial cleaning company against a former employee who had violated his non-compete agreement
Representing a restaurant in New Jersey that had been accused of sexual harassment and constructive discharge
Representing Hillsborough County in a jury trial against a claim of sexual harassment
Representing a New York restaurant against a claim of racial discrimination
Seeking the enforcement of a non-compete agreement by our client, an “IT” company, against a former employee and his new employer
Obtaining summary judgment against an employee who claimed that her termination was a retaliatory action after she had filed a complaint of sexual harassment
Representing airline carriers against claims of racial and gender discrimination in NYC
Engaging in arbitration concerning a breach of employment contract with a PEO company
Defending a freight forwarding company against claims of discrimination and retaliation
Engaging in numerous mediations before the EEOC in attempts to resolve matters prior to litigation
Prosecuting a non-compete case against former employees who quit their employment and proceeded to take their former company’s clients and employees
Defending against a non-compete agreement in California
Defending against claims of wage and hour violations and, in particular, overtime claims.
On behalf of employers, suing employees in violation of their Employment Agreements and Non-Compete Agreements
Representation of companies in providing training seminars concerning sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
Litigation regarding non-compete agreements.
Represented the co-founder of Nest in its purchase by Google.
Represented doctors in discrimination cases against their employers .
Represented numerous women concerning gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Represented business owners who have been sued under the Americans with Disabilities Act concerning public access to those with disabilities.
Working behind the scenes to solve workplace issues before they become public.
Saady & Saxe, P.A. attorneys’ construction litigation experience includes:
A month-long trial in Supreme Court, Kings County, New York representing a general contractor against the City of New York concerning a school construction claim
A three-month construction trial in New York City against the City of New York
A month-long jury trial in the Southern District of New York Federal Court concerning a Miller Act dispute between a general contractor and subcontractor on a project in West Point, New York
A two-week jury trial in the Eastern District of New York Federal Court concerning a claim by a concrete subcontractor against a general contractor arising out of a U.S. Postal Service project in Brooklyn, New York for construction of a 300,000-square-foot super flat floor
A week- long arbitration in New York City between a Park Avenue co-op owner and a general contractor who performed renovation work at the coop
A two-week trial in Circuit Court, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida between two homeowners and a large national builder over subsistence conditions under the home after construction was complete
A week-long jury trial in Circuit Court, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida between homeowners and a sinkhole repair contractor concerning failure to pay insurance proceeds after repair work was performed and approved
A four-day breach of contract arbitration in Tampa, Florida between a contractor and a home owner for the contractor’s failure to construct a conservatory at the owner’s home
A week-long breach of contract arbitration between a contractor and homeowners over renovation and addition work performed by the contractor which included a strong focus on lien law issues, including whether a lien filed had been exaggerated
A three-day breach of contract arbitration between a general contractor and site work subcontractor concerning work performed by the site work subcontractor
A complex and extremely large Miami, Florida litigation between and among a Chicago-based assisted living facility owner, a Chicago-based architect, and approximately 20 Miami subcontractors touching on various issues, including architectural malpractice, diversion of trust funds, payment of bond claims and defenses, and multiple breach of contract issues, which was finally resolved short of trial after two weeks of mediation
Examples of some of the many insurance cases handled by Saady & Saxe, P.A. include:
Claims by Maryland investors against a Miami Certified Public Accounting firm alleged to have performed a defective audit on a company purchased by out of state investors
The case, which included sophisticated issues concerning business valuations audits, pro formas and related matters, was settled just prior to trial.
Claims against an insurance agent for a policy in a double death motorcycle accident case where the carrier denied coverage because of application misrepresentations
Claims against insurance agents relating to an automobile accident with serious personal injuries where the insurance carrier declined coverage because of claimed issues with policy cancellation
Claims against an insurance agent and insurance company where a policy was obtained on behalf of a personal staffing company; the carrier denied coverage for personal injuries sustained by a third party on the ground that coverage was for clerical error problems, not personal injury accidents
Claims by an equipment manufacturer against an insurance agent and carrier that denied coverage of equipment excluded in the policy. The case settled on the eve of trial.
Claims by plaintiff investors against an insurance agent concerning alleged misrepresentations in financial statements and other documents provided to the investors by the agents
Claims that an agent failed to adequately advise the insured concerning requirements in an HO3 insurance policy after the insurance carrier refused to pay, claiming misrepresentations in the insurance application
Claims that an agent failed to properly complete an insurance application for the insured, inaccurately noting information later rejected by the insurance carrier as misrepresentations when the insured made a claim for a fire at his home