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Jaime S. Tuite
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Jaime S. Tuite

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Pittsburgh, PA
Miami, FL
 
 
  • Non-compete and Non-solicitation Litigation
    • Obtained Ex Parte temporary restraining order and stipulated to court order victory for a roofing client in a non-compete case.
    • Obtained decision for a permanent injunction for a building products client after a two-day trial, finding that the defendant had violated his non-compete and ordered him to cease and desist for one year.
    • Protected a computer software engineering company from a key marketing executive working for a competitor in violation of his national non-compete agreement and caused the company’s trade secrets to remain safe through a court order.
    • Obtained a court order restricting a research and development professional from working for a competitor based upon the inevitable disclosure doctrine.
    • Obtained a temporary restraining order in federal court preventing a senior buyer from working for a competitor of a retail merchandising client.
    • Obtained a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction order in federal court to prevent a high-level executive from working for a competitor of a large steel distributor.
    • Represented a major Pennsylvania-based roofing company in preventing its former employees from violating a non-solicitation agreement by performing work for its customers, which included an injunction hearing in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.
    • Represented a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer in preventing its former employee from violating his employment agreement by capitalizing on a business method that the manufacturer client owned.
  • Employment Discrimination
    • Won summary judgment for a large hospital involving age and retaliation claims.
    • Won summary judgment for a large non-profit organization on Equal Pay Act and retaliation claims, resulting in the Third Circuit affirming the district court.
    • Defended a large research and development organization in a national origin and retaliation lawsuit, resulting in a victorious district court decision granting summary judgment and Third Circuit decision affirming summary judgment.
    • Defended an international recruiting firm in a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit, resulting in a victorious district court decision granting summary judgment and Third Circuit decision affirming summary judgment.
    • Defended a broadcasting company in a federal court jury trial involving allegations of reverse race discrimination, sex discrimination and retaliation by a former employee.
    • Defended a distributor of petroleum products in employment litigation in West Virginia involving claims of age discrimination, retaliation and various tort claims.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL) Disputes
    • Defended energy companies in FLSA collective actions involving misclassification of independent contractors.
    • Defended a mortgage company in a FLSA collective action involving hundreds of plaintiffs against claims that the company had misclassified its loans officers.
    • Defended a religious organization in a FLSA retaliation and wrongful termination case brought by a former employee, including a victorious decision from the Third Circuit to affirm a successful result in the lower court.
    • Represented a major broadcasting company in a jury trial in Allegheny County on breach of contract and WPCL claims brought by a former executive, including a victorious argument where the Court granted a compulsory non-suit.
    • Defended a significant mutual fund manager in a FLSA collective action and WPCL class action that resulted in a dismissal of the case from federal court.
  • Other Litigation
    • Defended a university in a qui tam action involving claims under the False Claims Act and Pennsylvania Whistleblower Act.
    • Defended a significant mutual fund manager in a FINRA arbitration involving breach of contract, defamation and other various tort claims.
    • Defended a regional healthcare provider in a qui tam action, initiated by former employees, involving claims under the False Claims Act and various tort claims.
    • Defended an independent, public entity from a lawsuit involving Section 1983 and breach of contract claims, including a victorious decision by the district court dismissing the lawsuit and the Third Circuit affirming that decision.
    • Defended a financial service company and a large research and development organization from multiple lawsuits involving ADA-compliance issues.