Cases Litigated

Civil Cases Litigated Relevant to Mediation (Published and Online Decisions Only)

Peterson v. Wallace; Creative Real Estate.Net; and Sunderman, 622 F.Supp.2d 791 (D. Minn. 2008), (fraud and conspiracy)

Murphey v. City of Minneapolis, 358 F.3d 1074 (8th Cir. 2004) (ADA disability)

Lincoln v. Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Sears Home Improvement Products Inc., Civ. No. 02-840 (D. Minn. Jan. 9, 2004), 9 Wage & Hour Cas.2d (BNA) 468, 27 NDLR ¶145, 2004 WL 62716 (denying summary judgment on FMLA violations and retaliation and claims for intentional and negligent misrepresentation and promissory estoppel); (D. Minn. Sept. 2, 2003), 2003 U.S. Dist. Lexis 24191 (granting plaintiff's motion to amend complaint to add claim for punitive damages on various common-law claims), aff'd, 2003 U.S. Dist. Lexis 24192 (D. Minn. Sep. 30, 2003); (D. Minn. Sept. 17, 2002), 83 Empl. Prac. Dec. ¶41,249, 147 Lab.Cas. ¶34,636, 2002 WL 31108204 (denying Rule-12 motion and summary judgment motion on FMLA and various common-law claims)

Munshi v. Alliant Techsystems Inc., No. 99-516 (D. Minn. Jun. 26, 2001), 2001 WL 1636494, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9639 (national origin and retaliation)

Pierce v. Honan and Cottonwood County, No. C8-00-2065 (Minn. App. June 19, 2001), 2001 WL 682885, 2001 Minn. App. LEXIS 675 (state whistleblower)

Kofflin v. Transport Workers, Local 512, No. 3-96-380 (Nov. 17, 1997), 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20829 (Nov. 17, 1997) ( breach of duty of fair representation and breach of collective bargaining agreement under Railway Labor Act )

Vovk v. Tom Thumb Food Markets , No. C6-91-2377 (Minn. App. Jul. 28, 1992), 1992 WL 174729, 1992 Minn. App. LEXIS 745 ( sexual harassment and retaliation )

Wheeler v. McGee , No. C5-92-680 (Minn. App. Dec. 21, 1992), 1992 WL 383460, 1992 Minn. App. LEXIS 1272, pet. for rev. denied (Minn. Feb. 12, 1993) ( fraud and breach of contract involving real-estate partnership )

200 Levee Drive Associates, Ltd. v. Bor-Son Bldg. Corp. , 441 N.W.2d 560 (Minn. App. 1989) ( commercial construction litigation )

Lake City Apartments v. Lund-Martin Co. , 428 N.W. 2d 110, (Minn. App., 1988), pet. for rev. denied (Minn. Aug. 16, 1988) and 417 N.W.2d 704 (Minn. Ct. App. 1988), pet. for rev. granted and case remanded , 421 N.W.2d 302 (Minn. 1988) ( commercial construction litigation )

Vinkemeier v. Hennepin Technical Centers , No. C7-89-2064 (Minn. App. Jul. 10, 1990), 1990 WL 92876, 1990 Minn. App. LEXIS 672 ( gender discrimination )

Gilmore v. Control Data Corp., 442 N.W.2d 835 (Minn. App. 1989) ( breach of contract and MHRA disability discrimination )

Maloney v. Ketter, No. C8-88-460 (Minn. App. Jul. 19, 1988), 1988 WL 73081, 1988 Minn. App. LEXIS 653 ( dissolution of business partnership )

Herron v. Green Tree Acceptance, Inc., 411 N.W.2d 192 (Minn. App. 1987), pet. for rev. denied (Minn. Sept. 30, 1987), ( breach of contract based on employment manual )

Poplinski v. Gislason, 397 N.W.2d 412 (Minn. App. 1986) ( legal malpractice action involving personal-injury claim )

Thomas v. Honeywell, Inc., No. C8-94-29 (Minn. App. Sept. 13, 1994), 1994 WL 495087, 1994 Minn. App. LEXIS 900 ( race discrimination and defamation )

Floyd v. Kellogg Sales Co., 841 F.2d 226 (8th Cir. 1988), cert. denied , 488 U.S. 970 ( race discrimination and promissory estoppel )

Mangan v. Cullen , 870 F.2d 1396 (8th Cir. 1989) ( bankruptcy retaliation )

Sennewald v. University of Minnesota, 847 F.2d 472 (8th Cir. 1988) ( gender discrimination )

French v. Turnage , 915 F.2d 1577 (8th Cir. 1990) ( unlawful termination of federal employee )

Johnson v. Professional Servs. Group, No. 4-93-1197, 1996 WL 33324813, 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7896 (Apr. 17, 1996) ( sexual harassment and retaliation )

Bari v. Control Data Corp., 439 N.W.2d 44 (Minn. App. 1989), pet. for rev. denied (Minn. Jul. 12, 1989) ( MHRA disability discrimination )

Oja v. Dayton Hudson Corp., 458 N.W.2d 169 (Minn. App. 1990) ( improper deduction from wages )

Maeser v. North Star Dodge Ctr., Inc., No. C0-90-131 (Minn. App. Jul. 3, 1990) 1990 WL 89454, 1990 Minn. App. LEXIS 645 ( sexual harassment )

Bauer v. Republic Airlines, Inc., 442 N.W.2d 818 (Minn. App. 1989), pet. for rev. denied (Minn. Aug. 25, 1989) ( MHRA disability discrimination )

Biltz v. Northwest Airlines, Inc., 363 N.W.2d 94 (Minn. App. 1985) ( MHRA disability discrimination )

Wheeler v. Teufel , 443 N.W.2d 555 (Minn. App. 1989) ( defamation )

Dohman v. Housely, No. C4-92-2551 (Minn. App. 1993), 1993 WL 276869, 1993 Minn. App. Lexis 763, pet. for rev. denied (Minn. Sept. 30, 1993) ( uninsured motorist coverage )

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