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Sanford Heisler Sharp Announces an $8.3 Million Arbitration Award in Co-Founder Dispute Case Against InnoGrit Corporation, Shanghai InnoGrit, and InnoGrit CEO

October 5th, 2021

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 05, 2021 – Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP (SHS) recently obtained an $8.3M arbitration award on behalf of Claimant Dr. Yuhui David Chen against Silicon Valley semiconductor company InnoGrit Corporation, its parent company Shanghai InnoGrit Technologies Co., Ltd., and InnoGrit CEO Dr. Zining Wu. The total award includes $650,000 in […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp and Valerian Law Settle $2.85 Million PAGA Case for Understaffing and Unsafe Conditions at Santa Rosa Psychiatric Hospital

September 20th, 2021

SANTA ROSA, CA, September 20, 2021 – Sanford Heisler Sharp and Valerian Law attorneys who are representing a former nursing leader at a North Bay acute psychiatric hospital today announced a landmark Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) settlement following more than three years of litigation. In 2018, Valerian Law, P.C. and Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP […]

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Eight Sanford Heisler Sharp Attorneys Listed In 2022 Best Lawyers

August 19th, 2021

David Sanford, Kevin Sharp, Ed Chapin, Johan Conrod, Vincent McKnight, Kate Mueting, Jill Sullivan Sanford Are “Recognized” Leigh Anne St. Charles Named “Ones to Watch” August 19, 2021, USA – Eight attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP have been recognized by Best Lawyers for 2022. Seven were “Recognized,” the publication’s highest status; one was named […]

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$30 Million Race Discrimination Suit Filed Against Kraft Heinz By Sanford Heisler Sharp On Behalf Of Former Employees

August 19th, 2021

Kraft Heinz’s Tulare, CA dairy plant allegedly “rife with anti-Black slurs, innuendos, threats, and discrimination” Click here to see the Complaint. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 19, 2021 – Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today filed a $30 million civil action in the Eastern District of California against Kraft Heinz Foods Company on behalf of […]

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Xilinx Hit with $365 Million Lawsuit filed by Sanford Heisler Sharp & Fitzgerald Knaier

August 13th, 2021

Claims of Retaliation and Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Brought on Behalf of Sabrina Joseph, Former Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications at Semiconductor Giant Click here to read the Complaint (San Jose, CA, August 13, 2021) – Sanford Heisler Sharp and Fitzgerald Knaier filed a $365 million lawsuit against Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Motion For Summary Judgment Against Home Depot For Mismanagement Of Its 401k Plan

July 13th, 2021

Click here to read the Memorandum in Support of Motion For Summary Judgment July 13, 2021, Atlanta, GA — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed a summary judgment motion late last night asking the Court to rule that Home Depot breached its fiduciary duty of prudence under ERISA due to its mismanagement of the company’s 401k […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Announces $5.4 Million Settlement with Transamerica in ERISA Class Action

June 23rd, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 23, 2021 — Sanford Heisler Sharp today filed a motion for preliminary approval of a $5.4 million settlement in an ERISA class action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. On behalf of a class of current and former Transamerica Corporation employees, the firm reached agreement with […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Announces $50 Million Settlement In False Claims Act Case Against Navistar Defense and Navistar International

May 27th, 2021

Click here to read the Settlement Agreement Fraudulent Overcharging for Parts of Military Vehicles at Center of 8 Year Case WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2021  – On May 27, 2021, Navistar Defense and Navistar International (“Navistar”) agreed to pay the United States $50 million to resolve claims that the company systematically overcharged the military for […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Partner Saba Bireda Reappointed To DC Bar Rules Of Professional Conduct Review Committee

May 21st, 2021

May 21, 2021, Washington, D.C. – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, today announced Saba Bireda, a Washington, D.C. partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Discrimination and Harassment Practice, has been reappointed to a second 2-year term on the Washington D.C. Bar’s Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee. The Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee regularly reviews […]

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Four Sanford Heisler Sharp Women Partners Selected To The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers Membership

May 11th, 2021

Gilbert, Zheng, Fuschetti  & St. Charles Honored for Representation of Civil Plaintiffs May 11, 2021 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced that three of its women partners in the San Francisco office and one Senior Litigation Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office have been selected for inclusion to The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Named Benchmark Litigation 2021 ‘East Coast – Labor & Employment Employee Firm of the Year’ & ‘East Coast — Labor & Employment Litigator of the Year

April 1st, 2021

NEW YORK, April 1, 2021 — Sanford Heisler Sharp was named East Coast Labor & Employment – Employee Firm of the Year and Chairman David Sanford was honored as the East Coast Labor & Employment Employee – Litigator of the Year at the 2021 Benchmark Litigation US Awards virtual ceremony last evening. The firm’s competition […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Suit Against Baltimore Apartment Complex and Property Management Company

February 23rd, 2021

Former Medical Student Alleges Rape as a Result of Defendants’ Failure to Repair Faulty Door Click here to read the complaint Baltimore, MD, February 23, 2021 – Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today filed a lawsuit against University Place Apts. LLC, University Place Apts. Partner, LLC and Signature Properties, LLC in the Circuit Court […]

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Humana And Roche Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit For $12.5 Million

February 8th, 2021

Relator Awarded Nearly $4 Million for Bringing Kickback Violations to Light February 8, 2021, NEW YORK – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP announced that Indianapolis-based Roche Diagnostics Corp. and Roche Diabetes Care, Inc. (“Roche”) and Louisville-based Humana, Inc., Humana Pharmacy, Inc., and Humana Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. (“Humana”) have agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Announces Approval Of $7.75 Million Settlement in Western Digital Gender Discrimination Class and Collective Action

January 8th, 2021

Click here to read the Approval Order SAN FRANCISCO, January 8, 2021 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, one of the nation’s leading class action public interest firms today announced that on January 5, 2021, the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted final approval of a $7.75 million class and collective […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $70 Million ERISA Class Action Claim Against Allstate

January 5th, 2021

Click here to read the complaint CHICAGO, January 5, 2021 –  Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed a class complaint today in the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois alleging the ways in which the Allstate Corporation breaches basic fiduciary duties under ERISA and violates its employees’ trust by mismanaging their retirement funds. Also named as […]

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