The Bainer Law Firm

Results

Results

Litigation Experience

The following is a partial list of the litigation results obtained by counsel of The Bainer Law Firm:

  • $89 million judgment on behalf of a class of California security guards denied off-duty rest breaks.
  • $5 million settlement on behalf of a class of retail employees subjected to unpaid security searches.
  • $15 million meal and rest break settlement on behalf of a class of California-based security guards.
  • $19 million settlement for unpaid wages on behalf of a class of California Group Fitness Instructors.
  • $6.9 million settlement for a nation-wide class of Financial Consultants for unpaid overtime and other violations.
  • $2.2 million overtime misclassification settlement for a California class of Route Sales Drivers.
  • $1.05 million settlement for a class of California retail employees for unpaid overtime and break violations.
  • $4 million meal and rest break settlement on behalf of a class of California security guards.
  • $6 million overtime and meal and rest break settlement on behalf of a class of retail Assistant Managers.
  • $3.5 million settlement on behalf of a class of retail Sales Managers denied lawful overtime wages.
  • $1.75 million settlement for a class of California retail employees forced to maintain and launder work uniforms.
  • $7.5 million settlement against retailer for class of California employees subjected to unpaid security searches.
  • $2 million settlement for a class of retail employees who were forced to purchase uniforms without reimbursement.
  • $5 million settlement for uncompensated security checks on behalf of a class of California retail employees.
  • $3.45 million arbitration award for unpaid wages and unreimbursed expenses for a class of cable technicians.
  • $1.2 million overtime and meal and rest break settlement for a California class of retail employees.
  • $2.35 million for a California class of grocery employees who were not paid overtime wages.
  • $6.9 million settlement for a class of pharmacy employees who were not paid overtime or provided breaks.

*Disclaimer: The above results are no guarantee of future success. The results portrayed were dependent on a variety of facts and circumstances unique to the particular matters described.


Appellate Decisions

The following is a partial list of the published appellate decisions achieved by counsel of The Bainer Law Firm:

  • Dunbar v. Albertson’s, Inc. (2006) 141 Cal.App.4th 1422
  • Kullar v. Foot Locker Retail, Inc. (2008) 168 Cal.App.4th 116
  • Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. (2014) 233 Cal. App. 4th 1065
  • Bower v. Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc. (2014) 232 Cal. App. 4th 1035
  • Montano v. Wet Seal Retail, Inc. (2015) 232 Cal. App. 4th 1214
  • Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. (2016) California Supreme Court Publication Number Pending

Publications and Speaking Engagements

The following is partial list of the academic publications and speaking engagements given by counsel of The Bainer Law Firm:

Scholarly Publications:

  • The Quest for Class Certification, Employment Law Strategist (Sept. & Oct. 2003).
  • To Certify or Not to Certify: A Circuit-By-Circuit Primer of the Varying Standards for Class Certification in Actions under the Federal Labors Standards Act, B.U. Pub. Int. L.J. (Spring 2004).
  • To Be or Not to Be a Penalty: Defining the Recovery Under California’s Meal and Rest Period Provisions, Golden Gate U. L. Rev. (Spring 2005).
  • Ninth Circuit Provides Much Needed Guidance on Evidentiary Burdens in Overtime Misclassification Litigation, CELA Bulletin (May 2009).

Speaking Engagements:

  • The Employment Deposition on Behalf of Plaintiff, Bridgeport Annual Wage-and-hour Conference, July 17, 2009.
  • Mediation of Employment Cases, ACBA Second Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium, September 28, 2011.
  • What’s at Risk? Damages, Penalties, Costs and Fees in a Wage and Hour Case, ACBA Third Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium, September 28, 2012.
  • Litigating Meal and Rest Period Off-The-Clock Claims Since Brinker, Bridgeport Annual Wage & Hour Conference,
    October 10, 2013.
  • Nuts & Bolts: PAGA Claims, Alameda County Bar Association Series, September 15, 2015.