| Experience

The following are select engagements that highlight recent work performed by our client teams:

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  • Defamation: represented Jet Blue Airways in a suit asserting federal claims of false arrest, malicious prosecution, malicious abuse of process, intentional infliction of emotional distress, prima facie tort, negligence and unjust enrichment and defamation; plaintiff sought tens of millions of dollars in compensatory and punitive damages; our team filed a Pre-Answer motion to dismiss the action in its entirety and the motion was granted
  • Labor and Employment: represented JetBlue Airways in a suit where plaintiffs (allegedly past and present skycaps) asserted claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Massachusetts Minimum Wage Law and the Massachusetts Tips Law, and asserted common law claims for tortuous interference with contractual and/or advantageous relations and unjust enrichment/quantum meruit; our team's motion to dismiss all of the state law claims, made on the grounds of federal preemption, was granted in its entirety and all state law claims were dismissed as expressly preempted under the Airline Deregulation Act