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Slaughter v. Des Moines University, 925 N.W.2d 793 (Iowa 2019) (judgment for University affirmed on claim of failure to accommodate a student’s mental disability).
Feng v. Rockwell Collins, Inc., No: 17-1286 (8th Cir. 2017) (judgment for employer on claim of race and national origin discrimination and retaliation).
National Labor Relations Board v. Seedorff Masonry, Inc., 812 F.3d 1158 (8th Cir. 2016) (enforcement of NLRB order denied and order vacated; employer properly repudiated pre-hire agreement and properly assigned work).
Harmer v. Air Methods Corp. et al., 4:14-cv-00388 (S.D. Iowa 2015) (wrongful termination claim dismissed as preempted by the Whistleblower Protection Program of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation investment and Reform Act).
Stamats Communications, Inc. v. Brenda Harms and Converge Consulting, Inc., EQ 78138 (Iowa District Court for Linn County 2014) (consent judgment enforcing copyrights, trade secrets and non-solicitation agreement).
Paleichuk v. Rockwell Collins, Inc., No. 4:12-cv-556 (S.D. Iowa 2013) (judgment for employer on claim of race and national origin discrimination).
Kallail v. Alliant Energy, 2011 WL 1833347 (N.D. Iowa 2011) affirmed 691 F.3d 925 (2012) (Judgment for employer on claim of disability discrimination and failure to reasonably accommodate).
Uhlenhopp v. The CBE Group, Inc., 4:11 –cv-00105 (S. D. Iowa 2012) (Jury verdict for employer on claim of national origin discrimination and retaliation).
Ballalatak v. All Iowa Agriculture Association, 781 N.W.2d 272 (Iowa 2010) (Judgment for employer on claim of wrongful termination in violation of public policy).
Int’l Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America v. Rousselot, Inc., 547 F. Supp.2d 955 (N.D. IA.2008). Obtained summary judgment on union demand for arbitration.
Welcher v. American Ordnance, L.L.C., 711 N.W.2d 732 (Iowa 2006). Obtained judgment for employer with respect to a challenge to a drug test.
Vincent v. Four M Paper Corporation, 589 N.W.2d 55 (Iowa 1999). Obtained judgment for employer with respect to claim of disability discrimination.
“National Labor Relations Board Developments,” 2013 Labor and Employment Seminar, Iowa State Bar Association (2013)