Representative cases include:

  • C.Y. v. Lakeview Public Schools, et. al., 557 Fed. Appx. 426 (6th Cir. 2014) (received summary judgment on behalf of the school district defendants on plaintiff’s procedural and substantive due process claims arising out of her expulsion from school; dismissal affirmed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals)
  • Marlene Mills v. Mason Consolidated Schools, et. al., 2008 WL 4457808 (E.D. MI) (received summary judgment on behalf of the school district defendants on plaintiff’s gender discrimination, hostile environment, and retaliation; breach of contract; constitutional; and Equal Pay Act claims arising from the former superintendent’s claim of constructive discharge)
  • Steven Jahn v. Marysville Public Schools, et. al., 33 F.Supp.3d 866 (E.D. MI, Judge Edmunds) (received summary judgment on behalf of the school district on plaintiff’s constitutional claims of procedural and substantive due process violations arising out of a student suspension hearing and suicide)
  • Joseph Martinez v. Lipari Foods, Case No. 2:10-cv-15093 (E.D. MI, Judge Friedman) (received summary judgment on behalf of the employer on plaintiffs’ race and national origin discrimination and hostile environment claims brought under Title VII arising out of his termination)
  • Jacqueline Turner, et. al. v. East Detroit Public Schools, Case No. 2:09-cv-10092-JCO-SDP (E.D. MI, Judge O’Meara) (received summary judgment on behalf of the school in lawsuit brought by the ACLU for race discrimination under Title VI, alleging race based peer harassment and disparate treatment)
  • Elysa Rott v. Madison District Public Schools, 2010 WL 5175457 (Mich. Ct. App.) (received summary disposition for the school district on plaintiff’s gender discrimination claims arising out of her reassignment and ultimate separation from the district, affirmed by the Court of Appeals.)
  • Thorns, et. al. v. Madison District Public Schools, et. al., 2007 WL 1647889 (E.D. Mich.) (received summary judgment on plaintiffs’ race discrimination and Constitutional violation claims arising out of a fight at school that led to the plaintiff’s long-term suspension)
  • Constance Hensely v. Romeo Community Schools, 2014 WL 265511 (Mich. Ct. App.) (received summary disposition on plaintiff’s gender, age and disability discrimination and retaliation claims dismissed; affirmed by the Court of Appeals)
  • Iyapo Montgomery v. East Detroit Public Schools, 2009 WL 1397139 (Mich. Ct. App.) (received summary disposition on behalf of the school district on plaintiff’s race discrimination and retaliation claims arising out of his termination; affirmed by the Court of Appeals)
  • Raymond Balutowicz v. Northville Public Schools, Case No. 12-012524-CD (Wayne Co. Cir., Judge Gillis) (achieved summary disposition on plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination arising out of the nonrenewal of his contract; appeal was dismissed without any payment from the school district)
  • Felicia Kroll v. Dryden Community Schools, et. al., 2011 WL 2462597 (Mich. Ct. App.) (dismissal of personal injury suit on basis of governmental immunity affirmed by the Court of Appeals)
  • Janice L. Hay v. Madison District Public Schools, et. al., COA No. 283783, (Judge Goldsmith) (plaintiff’s discrimination claims were dismissed by trial court)