Expanding and redefining discrimination law in Oklahoma

Confirming the ability to enforce FMLA requirements against individual state officials

Leading case in the 10th Circuit on Family Medical Leave Act rights

  • Smith v. Diffee-Ford-Lincoln-Mercury, Inc., 298 F.3d 955 (10th Cir.2002)

Leading 10th Circuit case on discrimination rights in reduction in force cases

  • Beaird v. Seagate Tech., 145 F.3d 1159 (10th Cir.1998)

Expanding the protections of employee benefit plans under ERISA

Requiring the Department of Human Services to abide by Merit System Requirements

  • Pearce v. State, 970 P.2d 175 (Okla.1998)

Establishing a fraud claim based on false representations in the sale of distributorship agreement

Establishing the English-only restrictions can create a hostile work environment under Title VII

  • Maldonado v. City of Altus, 433 F. 3d. 1294 (10th Cir. 2006)