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Results

In the past three years we have recovered millions of dollars in damages for our clients. Below are some examples of matters we have handled for our clients. Please note that individual outcomes vary depending on the particular facts of cases, and past performance does not guarantee any positive future outcome.

Breach of Contract

Represented former sales manager in contract and wage dispute in federal court. The case settled for $72,500 after five months of litigation.

Represented employee of municipality regarding termination in breach of employment contract. Summary judgment granted to the employee, including full payment due under the contract.

Represented former sales representative in contract dispute. Successfully negotiated substantial severance package for client without having to file suit.

Represented project manager in quasi-contract case. Successfully negotiated substantial severance package for client without having to file suit.

Disability Discrimination

Represented former grounds worker in disability discrimination case before the EEOC. Case was settled pre-litigation.

Represented former cook in disability discrimination case in federal court. Case was resolved after eight months of litigation.

Represented former secured-facility employee in disability discrimination case before the EEOC. Case was settled pre-litigation.

Discussing Wages at Work (NLRA)

Represented former office employee in charge before the National Labor Relations Board. The charge settled for full payment of back pay, expenses (including attorney’s fees), and notice posting in all locations.

Represented former construction worker in charge before the National Labor Relations Board. The parties reached a non-Board settlement for 3x back pay plus expenses (including attorney’s fees).

Employment Contract Negotiation

Represented employee of major college athletic program in negotiating terms of employment contract. Secured more favorable terms following two rounds of negotiations.

Equal Pay Act (EPA)

Represented former retail district manager regarding unequal pay based on gender. Case settled pre-trial after summary judgment was denied.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Represented former manager in FMLA and ADA case. Case was resolved following two years of litigation.

Represented former supervisor in FMLA and ADA case before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Case settled pre-litigation.

Represented former manager in FMLA and ADA case. Successfully negotiated substantial severance package following a demand letter.

Represented former supervisor in FMLA case. Employee was reinstated and case settled shortly after lawsuit filed in federal court.

Represented former employee in FMLA case related to partner’s pregnancy. Employee was reinstated with full pay within 30 days of filing lawsuit in federal court.

Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Represented former director in FFCRA case. Successfully negotiated significant increase in severance pay and benefits following a demand letter.

Represented former employee in FFCRA wrongful termination case. Successfully negotiated favorable settlement following demand letter.

FLSA Overtime and Minimum Wage

Represented 13 current and former office employees in an FLSA collective action against trucking company in federal court to recover unpaid overtime. The class recovered a total of $99,000, including full back pay and liquidated damages.

Represented former employee in FLSA minimum wage matter. Case was resolved pre-litigation for full payment of wages plus liquidated damages and attorney’s fees.

Currently represent 10 former office employees alleging that their employer forced them to work off-the-clock and failed to pay required overtime and minimum wages.

Pregnancy Discrimination

Represented human resources professional in pregnancy discrimination case. Matter was resolved pre-litigation.

Represented individual who was not hired for manufacturing position due to pregnancy. Case was resolved shortly after lawsuit was filed in federal court.

Race Discrimination

Represented five warehouse workers in race discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation case in federal court. Matter was resolved following nine months of litigation.

Represented six former construction workers in race discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation case in federal court. Matter was resolved following three months of litigation.

Represented three former administrative employees in race discrimination case in federal court. Matter was resolved following four months of litigation.

Represented two former manufacturing workers in race, harassment, and retaliation charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Charges were settled pre-litigation.

Religious Discrimination

Represented former manager in religious discrimination case. Successfully negotiated increase in severance pay following a demand letter.

Sex Discrimination

Represented former sales representative in sex discrimination case. Successfully negotiated substantial severance package for client without having to file suit.

Represented former worker in sexual orientation discrimination case. Successfully negotiated substantial increase in severance package for client without having to file suit.

Represented former server in sexual orientation discrimination case before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Charge was resolved pre-litigation.

Retaliation

Represented former manager in retaliation case. Case settled following demand letter.

Represented two former manufacturing employees in harassment and retaliation case in federal court. Case was resolved one month before trial after employer’s motion for summary judgment was denied.

Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

Represented current servicemember and former sales employee in USERRA case in federal court. Case was resolved following 5 months of litigation.

Represented National Guard member for wrongful termination while on deployment. Employee reinstated and case settled shortly after lawsuit was filed in federal court.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
Curt worked diligently and maintained excellent communication with my case. He made sure to keep us updated about any and everything. I highly recommend Rickard Masker, PLC. Would give more stars if possible. Jeffrey
★★★★★
Curt really came through for me when a previous employer had reported my job title and hire dates incorrectly, he got it corrected within 12 hours of speaking to him about it! I would recommend him for any of your legal needs as he is quite efficient! Renee
★★★★★
Curt was very responsive from the beginning. He made it a very easy process, and he provided excellent guidance in the review of my severance agreement. Due, in part, to Curt's thoughtful suggestions in regards to changing some key language in the agreement that would protect both me and my former employer, they agreed to the changes. To protect yourself during job transition, a review of a severance agreement is a smart thing to do, and Curt will do an excellent job on your behalf. Thomas
★★★★★
Curt handled a case for me and did an unbelievable job in getting a resolution and a great settlement. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Teena