January 27, 2011-
2 former Kansas City workers win reverse discrimination lawsuit. Read more along with a video
Griffin, et al. v. City of Kansas City - Jackson County - MHRA discrimination - Judgement $2.979M
December 2010 -Tate v. AutoZone - Polk County - MHRA - Judgement $10,000.00 (emotional distress only) - Attorney fee award $137,000.00
April 25, 2009 -Defenbaugh v. WINCO Fireworks International, LLC and Ralph Apel - D.Kan - FMLA Retaliation - Jury Verdict $6,500.00 plus attorneys' fees - Settled after trial for $100,000.00
June 19, 2008 -Howard v. City of Kansas City - Platte County - MHRA Discrimination - Judgement, after appeals - $3M
May 6, 2008 -The case style is Holmes v. Missouri Department of Corrections, et al., Case No. 0616-CV01064, Jackson County Circuit Court. After the addition of fees and costsjudgment was for $294,639.75. That case and a related case for the same client later settled for $315,000.
January 25, 2008
- With co-counsel David Lunceford, Mark obtained a jury verdict for $60,000 under Missouri's Public Employee Whistleblower Statute, RSMo. § 105.055. Our client was involuntarily transferred to another facility because he blew the whistle on illegal conduct.
June 20, 2007
- With co-counsel James Boggs, Mark obtained a jury verdict for $131,340 in actual and punitive damages for age discrimination under the Missouri Human Rights Act in McGeeney v. Hendrick Corp., et al., Case No. 0616-CV16110, Jackson County Circuit Court. The case later settled for $225,000.
February 3, 2006 -
With co-counsel Brendan Donelon, Mark obtained a jury verdict for $610,000 in actual and punitive damages for retaliation under the Missouri Human Rights Act in Bryant v. Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City, Case No. 04-CV-235373, Jackson County Circuit Court.
August 2, 2005
- Jury verdict for $311,600 in actual damages for race discrimination
under the Missouri Human Rights Act in Gorker v. Kansas City Missouri School District, Case No. 04-CV-200068, Jackson County Circuit Court. After attorneys' fees were added, the Court entered judgment on November 22, 2005 for $405,000.