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Hooray! Susan Kumagai and Brian Chun of Lafayette & Kumagai LLP successfully defended a Fortune 500 retail company in an employment arbitration, where Claimant alleged discrimination on the basis of sex (pregnancy), failure to prevent discrimination, failure to accommodate a pregnancy-related medical condition, retaliation for taking or requesting leave under the pregnancy disability law and
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Congrats to Gary Lafayette and Rebecca Kimura of Lafayette & Kumagai LLP. On April 13, 2015 their Motion for Summary Judgment was granted in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of a Fortune 500 gas and electric company in an employment matter in which Plaintiff alleged race discrimination,
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Panelist Gary Lafayette spoke about connecting with jurors in “The Art of Persuasion: Influencing Juries,” on Tuesday, September 23rd, with fellow panelists Gene Hou of American Family Insurance, William Sommers, Jr. of Courington Kiefer & Sommers, LLC and puppet master Beth Boggs of Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs. For more information about the National Association
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Panelist Anna Ludwig shared typography and graphic design tips for responding to RFPs at “Keep Calm & Respond On,” on Tuesday, September 23rd, with fellow panelists Pam Bertieri of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Laci Roth of Kuchler Polk Schell Weiner & Richeson LLC, Jamie Autin of Rivero Mestre LLP and Jennifer Collins of Goldfarb
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Lafayette & Kumagai LLP was named to Corporate Counsel magazine’s “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies 2014” list. The firm received four mentions from Fortune 500 companies. Lafayette & Kumagai was listed for handling labor/employment litigation on behalf of AT&T, Inc., Comcast Corporation, United Parcel Service and Macy’s, Inc. Source: Corporate Counsel
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Hooray! Gary Lafayette and Jesper Rasmussen of Lafayette & Kumagai LLP successfully defended a Fortune 500 energy company in a two week employment trial, where Plaintiff sought over $2 million, claiming constructive discharge when he was demoted and reassigned from a management position to a union job two hours from his home. The reassignment decision
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