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SEC Complaint Against Top Corporate Executives Resolved Favorably

Lash & Goldberg LLP resolved proceedings brought by the Securities & Exchange Commission against the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded consumer electronics retailer.  The SEC charged the officers with violation of the securities laws in connection with certain alleged financial reporting and accounting improprieties. Following a lengthy investigation, the matter was resolved favorably for the Firm’s clients.

Telecommunications Company Obtains Dismissal of Employment Complaint

Lash & Goldberg LLP and its co-counsel obtained a dismissal in federal court, with prejudice, of an employee’s complaint to recover benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) against a telecommunications company and its in-house counsel. The employee previously had asserted similar claims in a separate lawsuit and had released those claims as part of a negotiated settlement of that lawsuit.

Physician Services Company Defeats $2 Million Breach of Employment Contract Claim

Lash & Goldberg LLP defended a physician services company in arbitration before a retired state trial and appellate court judge against a physician’s $2 million breach of contract claim.  The company had terminated the physician’s employment agreement on the grounds that he had breached his representations and warranties regarding the existence of a restrictive covenant with his former employer.