SIGNIFICANT CASES

 

List of Reported Federal, State, and Administrative Court Cases and International Tribunal Cases (Chronological order)

This is a list of our cases in the following courts and tribunals:
 

  • U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, DC, and Federal Circuits, (and U.S. Supreme Court petitions)
  • U.S. District Courts (numerous across the US)
  • State Courts in Arkansas, Florida, Oregon, and Tennessee
  • U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board and Office of Administrative Law Judges
  • U.S. Merit System Protection Board
  • U.S. Department of Energy Office of Hearings and Appeals
  • United Nations Administrative and Dispute Tribunals (New York, Geneva, and Nairobi)
  • World Bank Administrative Tribunal (IBRD, Washington, DC)
  • Inter-American Development Bank Tribunal (Washington, DC)
  • African Development Bank Tribunal (Tunisia)

U.S. Court of Appeals Cases:
 

Kerr v. MSPB, No. 2017-2538, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 32318 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 15, 2018)

Kerr v. Jewell, 836 F.3d 1048, 1049 (9th Cir. 2016), cert. denied U.S. Supreme Court, 137 S. Ct. 1365 (2017)

Pettit v. Ariz. Bd. of Regents, 525 F. App'x 625, 626 (9th Cir. 2013)

Kim v. Boeing Co., 487 F. App'x 356, 357 (9th Cir. 2012)

Rzepiennik v. Archstone-Smith, Inc., 331 F. App'x 584, 585 (10th Cir. 2009)

Livingston v. Wyeth, Inc., 520 F.3d 344 (4th Cir. March 24, 2008)

Munsell v. Department of Agriculture, 509 F.3d 572 (D.C. Cir., December 11, 2007)

D'Angelo v. School Bd. of Polk County, Fla., 497 F.3d 1203 (11th Cir. 2007) (amici).

Weaver v. City of Shady Cove, 114 Fed.Appx. 333 (9th Cir. 2004)

Williams v. Administrative Review Bd., 376 F.3d 471 (5th Cir.,2004)

Ruud v. U.S. Dept. of Labor, 347 F.3d 1086, 20 IER Cases 889 (9th Cir., 2003)

Fielder v. UAL Corp., 218 F.3d 973 (9th Cir. 2000), remanded U.S. Supreme Court 536 U.S. 919 (U.S. Jun 17, 2002)

Rohde v. City of Roseburg, 137 F.3d 1142 (9th Cir., 1998)

Kagel v. Department of Army, 126 F.3d 1455 (Fed. Cir. 1997)

Johnson v. Multnomah County, Or.,48 F.3d 420, 10 IER Cases 481 (9th Cir.,1995)

Bricker v. Rockwell Intern. Corp.,10 F.3d 598, and 22 F.3d 871 (9th Cir., 1993)

Navarro v. Barthel/McCleary, 952 F.2d 331 (9th Cir.1991), dissent from denial of cert., U.S. Supreme Court, 504 U.S. 966 (1992)

Couty v. Dole, Nuclear Reg. Rep. P 20,490, 886 F.2d 147 (8th Cir.1989)

U.S. District Court Cases:
 

Clark v. Golden Specialty, Inc., No. C14-1412 TSZ, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18151 (W.D. Wash. Feb. 8, 2017)

Waiting v. Blue Hills Bank, No. 14-14742-IT, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39597 (D. Mass. Feb. 8, 2017)

Clark v. Golden Specialty, Inc., No. C14-1412 TSZ, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4962 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 11, 2017)
Neighorn v. Quest Health Care, 870 F. Supp. 2d 1069, 1074 (D. Or. 2012)
Williams v. City of Medford, No. 09-3026-CL, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136117 (D. Or. Oct. 19, 2011)
Kessler v. Bishop, No. C 08-5554 PJH, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114866 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 5, 2011)
Clark v. TRC Envtl. Corp., No. C09-1854-JCC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159458 (W.D. Wash. May 24, 2011)
Williams v. City of Medford, No. 09-3026-CL, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141142, at *1 (D. Or. Nov. 16, 2010)

 Allen v. CH2M-WG, Idaho, LLC, No. 4:08cv422-REB, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49201 (D. Idaho June 10, 2009)

Pettit v. Arizona Bd. of Regents, 2009 WL 73682, (D.Ariz., January 09, 2009); see also 2008 WL 5225815 (2008)

Walton v. Nova Information Systems, 2008 WL 1751525 (E.D.Tenn., April 11, 2008)

Rzepiennik v. Archstone-Smith, Inc., 2008 WL 691717 (D. Colo.,March 12, 2008)

Del Castillo v. Washington, Dept. of Social and Health Services, 2007 WL 2713035 (W.D.Wash., September 14, 2007)

Longfellow v. Jackson County, 2007 WL 2027126, and 2007 WL 682455 (D.Or.,2007)

Kruszewski v. Gorton, 2007 WL 707346 (M.D.Pa., March 02, 2007)

Taylor v. Resolution Trust Corp.,973 F.Supp. 178, D.D.C., Jun 13, 1997

Morgan v. Maas, 1994 WL 423048, (D.Or.,1994)

Lekvold v. Westinghouse Hanford Co., 856 F.Supp. 1456 (E.D.Wash., 1992)


State Court Cases:


G.A.S.P. v. Dep't of Envtl. Quality, 244 Or. App. 455, 258 P.3d 537 (2011)

Shepard v. Lopez-Barcenas, 200 Or.App. 692, 116 P.3d 254 (Or.App.,2005)

Matter of Welshans, 150 Or.App. 498, 946 P.2d 1160 (Or.App.1997)

State By and Through Dept. of Human Resources, Adult and Family Services Div. v. Northland Ins. Co.,139 Or.App. 92, 911 P.2d 942 (1996)

Matter of Salazar,135 Or.App. 391, 898 P.2d 1366 (1995)

Guyer v. Sch. Bd., 634 So. 2d 806, 806 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1994)

Jackson County v. Roark, 124 Or.App. 505, 863 P.2d 491 (1993)

Craven v. Shuttle, 117 Or.App. 37, 843 P.2d 500 (1992)

State ex rel. McGriff v. McConnell, 115 Or.App. 513, 838 P.2d 1108 (1992)

Peven v. Holladay, 109 Or.App. 336, 820 P.2d 1(1991)

Application of Jaffee,311 Or. 159, 806 P.2d 685 (1991)

Matter of Langley, 99 Or.App. 619, 783 P.2d 1017 (1989)

Matter of Resnik, 99 Or.App. 56, 781 P.2d 856 (1989)

State v. Fitzgerald, 98 Or.App. 42, 777 P.2d 1008 (1989)

Melvin v. Kim's Restaurant, Inc.,308 Or. 177, 776 P.2d 1286, 51 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 39 (1989)

Leffler v. Wilson, 94 Or.App. 411, 765 P.2d 833 (1988)

Thorne v. Gay,92 Or.App. 251, 758 P.2d 380 (1988)

State v. Freudenthaler, 84 Or.App. 531, 734 P.2d 894 (1987)

Frazier v. Minnesota Min. and Mfg. Co.,82 Or.App. 328, 728 P.2d 87, 46 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 420, 3 IER Cases 112 (1986)

Engman v. Adult and Family Services Div.,67 Or.App. 302, 677 P.2d 719 (1984)

Matter of Bogue, 59 Or.App. 765, 652 P.2d 7 (1982)

Robins v. Arkansas Social Services, 273 Ark. 241, 617 S.W.2d 857 (1981)

Reynolds v. Daniels, 1 Ark.App. 262, 614 S.W.2d 525 (1981)

Jackson v. Bible, 611 S.W.2d 588 (Tenn.Ct.App.,1980)

Curve Elementary School Parent and Teachers' Organization v. Lauderdale County School Bd.,608 S.W.2d 855 (Tenn.Ct.App., 1980)

Dungan v. Dungan,579 S.W.2d 183 (Tenn.,1979)


U.S. Department of Labor Cases:


Byron v. IEH Laboratories, ALJ Case No. 2014 FDA 0001 (Dept. of Labor OALJ., Aug 29, 2018)

Burris v. J.P. Morgan Chase, ALJ Case No. 2017 SOX 00016 (Dept. of Labor OALJ, Dec 1, 2017)

Byron v. IEH Laboratories, ARB Case No. 14-087 (DOL Admin. Rev. Bd., Sep 28, 2016)

Fordham v. Fannie Mae, ARB No. 12-061, 2014 DOL Ad. Rev. Bd. LEXIS 69

(DOL Admin Rev. Bd, Oct. 9, 2014)

Hoffman v. NextEra Energy, Inc. ARB. No. 12-062, 2013 DOL Ad. Rev. Bd. LEXIS 98 (DOL Admin Rev. Bd, November 21, 2013)

Vannoy v. Celanese Corp., 2008 SOX 00064 (Dept. of Labor OALJ, Jul 24, 2013) 

Dierkes v. West Linn-Wilsonville School District, U.S. Dept. of Labor, ARB No. 02-001, ALJ No. 2000-TSC-1 (ARB June 30, 2003) 

Johnsen v. Houston Nana, Inc., U.S. Dept. of Labor, ARB No. 00-064, ALJ No. 1999-TSC-4 (ARB Jan. 27, 2003) (as reissued Feb. 10, 2003) 

Macleod v. Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1994-CAA-18 (ALJ July 14, 1997) 

Nochumsen v. Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1992-CAA-1 (ALJ Sept. 22, 1994) 

Green v. Alyseka Pipeline Service Co., U.S. Dept. of Labor, 95-TSC-13 (ALJ Sept. 8, 1995) 

Beacham v. PAI Corp., U.S. Dept. of Labor, 94-ERA-27 (ALJ Oct. 3, 1996) 

Nathaniel v. Westinghouse Hanford Co., U.S. Dept. of Labor, 91-SWD-2 (ALJ Mar. 6, 1992) 


Merit System Protection Board Cases:


Brunson v. Dept. of Energy, 2016 MSPB LEXIS 1148, DOCKET NUMBER SF-1221-16-0246-W-1 (Merit Systems Protection Board, 2016)

Mueller v. Dept. of Interior, 122 M.S.P.R. 203, 2015 MSPB LEXIS 1350

(Merit Systems Protection Board, 2015)

MacLean v. Dept. Homeland Security, 2015 MSPB LEXIS 10203, DOCKET NUMBER SF-0752-06-0611-M-1 (Merit Systems Protection Board, 2015)

Grimes v. Dept. of Justice, 117 M.S.P.R. 372, 2012 MSPB LEXIS 678 (Merit Systems Protection Board, 2012)

Farrington v. Dept. of Transportation, 2012 M.S.P.B. 85, 118 M.S.P.R. 331, 2012 MSPB LEXIS 4448 (Merit Systems Protection Board, 2012)

Sarris v. Dep't of the Air Force, 2011 MSPB LEXIS 2761 (M.S.P.B. May 2, 2011)

Hla v. Broad. Bd. of Governors, 2007 MSPB LEXIS 5786 (M.S.P.B. July 26, 2007)

Keefer v. Dep't of Agric., 2006 MSPB LEXIS 5228 (M.S.P.B. Sept. 11, 2006)

Martin v. Doe, 2006 MSPB LEXIS 7603 (M.S.P.B. Nov. 29, 2006)

Keefer vs. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Merit System Protection Board, SE-1221-96-0549-W-5 (Jan. 22, 2002)

Crisafi v. Dept. of Agric., 1996 MSPB LEXIS 1362 (M.S.P.B. Dec. 23, 1996)

Grijalva v. DOI, 68 M.S.P.R. 690 (M.S.P.B. 1995)

Kern v. Dep't of Agric., 48 M.S.P.R. 137 (M.S.P.B. 1991)


DOE-Office of Hearings and Appeals Cases


Greta Congable v. Sandia National Laboratories, Case No. TBA-0110 (DOE-OHA, 2011)

Billy Joe Baptist v. CH2M-WG Idaho, Case No. TBA-0080 (DOE-OHA, 2009)

Hall v. Bechtel National, Inc., TBA-0042, Department of Energy Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOE-OHA, 2008)

Richard W. Gallegos v. Sandia National Laboratories, 26 DOE ¶ 87,502, Case No. VWA-0004 (DOE-OHA, 1996).

Ronald Sorri v. Sandia National Laboratories, 23 DOE ¶ 87,503, Case No. LWA-0001 (DOE-OHA,1993).

Ogelsbee v. Westinghouse Hanford Company, 25 DOE ¶ 87,501, Case No. LWA-0006 (DOE-OHA, 1995).


International Tribunal Cases:


Miranda Brown vs. Secretary General of the United Nations (Geneva), Case No.: UNDT/GVA/2015/129, Judgment No.: UNDT/2017/04827 (June 2017)

Nguyen-Kropp & Postica v. Secretary-General of the United Nations (New York), UNDT Judgment No.: UNDT/2013/176 (Dec. 20, 2013), UNAT Judgment 2016-UNAT-673 (Jun 30, 2016) 

Mariela Antiga Bovio v. Inter American Development Bank, Judgment Case No. 77 (IDB Admin. Tribunal Dec. 19, 2014)

Romina Kim v. Inter American Development Bank, Judgment Case No. 76 (IDB Admin. Tribunal Apr. 1, 2013)

John Y. Kim v. World Bank (IBRD), No. 448 (May 23, 2011)

In re F (No. 2) v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank Admin. Tribunal, Decision No 347 (May 26, 2006)

Walker v. African Development Bank, Administrative Tribunal of the African Development Bank, No. 2005/03 (May 11, 2006) (amici).