A handicap discrimination/retaliation case against one of the state’s largest employers (Boeing) was brought on behalf of the Plaintiff. The trial resulted in a $1,007,000 jury verdict for the Plaintiff. The Defendants appealed to the Washington Supreme Court and lost resulting in a total Judgment exceeding $3 million.
Dunn & Black Case History
A former employee sued a major construction firm for wrongful termination and discrimination. We successfully represented the Defendant construction company resulting in a defense verdict.
Defended claim of convenience stores in a wage and hour employment case claiming a class was paid improper wages and overtime. Plaintiff’s Motion to Proceed as a Class Action was denied.
Represented a substantial class action wage and hour employment case for failure to pay meal and rest breaks. Trial resulted in a jury verdict for the class members. Total judgment: $595,000.
Successfully defended a healthcare corporation against a wage and hour class action where unpaid overtime was being claimed.
Handicap discrimination case involving firefighter applicant. Successfully represented the Plaintiff at trial resulting in a money settlement negotiated at close of Defendant’s case on Plaintiff’s Motion for Directed Verdict, as well as negotiated placement of Plaintiff as firefighter.
Disability discrimination/retaliation case against a large west coast information technologies (IT) company. Successfully represented the Plaintiff and negotiated a money settlement prior to trial.
Represented an African-American against a major car wash company for racial discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation where there was no wage loss. Bench trial resulted in a $115,000 emotional distress award plus attorney fees and a 0.5% Lodestar multiplier.
Have represented, advised and defended several local companies against claims of sexual harassment and other types of discrimination.
What We Do
A Leading Law Firm in Construction, Eminent Domain/Condemnation, Real Estate, Insurance, Employment and Commercial Litigation. We represent regional and national contractors, owners, developers and sureties throughout the western United States.
We have earned our reputation one client at a time by delivering sound legal advice and efficient solutions. We are known to aggressively represent our clients’ interests to achieve the best results possible.
Dunn & Black, P.S. has consistently been awarded the best law firm rankings for its practice areas. Several of our lawyers have been named “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” by Washington Super Lawyers Magazine.