Class Action Litigation

•  Represented Plaintiff in landmark federal case establishing Fair Housing Act remedies for consumers against private mortgage insurance companies.

•  Litigated and settled federal case against national retailer in 23 states for off the clock work

•  Litigated and settled federal case against a major Western PA paving company which established right of drivers to overtime compensation.

•  Litigated and won presidential case before PA Supreme Court against in-state retailer that determined the fluctuating work week method of overtime was illegal under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act.


Civil Litigation

•  Litigated a case against large commercial real estate developer for surface water run-off damage.

•  Litigated a sexual harassment case against a plastic surgeon by three (3) female employees.

•  Jury verdict following month long jury trial against an insurance company and their liability for the actions of their independent agents.

•  Jury verdict against mobile home park operator after intentionally destroying mobile home of tenant.

•  Litigated and recovered property wrongfully taken by children of incapacitated family member.

•  Litigated the return of certificates of deposit taken with fraudulently obtained power of attorney.

•  Litigated the return of real property to elderly widow through fraud committed by family member involving proceedings in both bankruptcy and Common Pleas court.

•  Litigated police disciplinary case resulting in reappointment of the police officer in a major urban city.

•  Obtained several reported decisions in the Pennsylvania appellate courts concerning the interpretation of the unemployment laws and the interpretation of the regulations involving unemployment compensation proceedings.

•  Litigated to verdict slander of title case.

•  Litigated bankruptcy fraud case involving recovery of approximately $250,000.00 in liquid assets.

•  Litigated and recovered real property of minor children fraudulently taken by grandparents.

•  Litigated to verdict personal injury actions as well as cases for misrepresentation, fraud and racial discrimination.

•  Defended clients in FLSA audits involving overtime and wage payments.

•  Litigated and recovered substantial assets for victims of Ponzi real estate investment scheme created by CPA and investment advisor.


Criminal Litigation

•  Assisted in defense of a 3-month federal drug case in Western Pennslyvania.

•  Various state court criminal cases including non-jury trials