In a dispute over CEO compensation, Cornerstone Research worked with a labor economist to analyze whether a particular CEO of a privately held company was overcompensated.
Consulting and Noncompete Contract
Cornerstone Research worked with a finance professor to assess allegations associated with a consulting and noncompete contract granted to the CEO of a firm being acquired via a tender offer.
Defense counsel for a large brokerage firm jointly retained Cornerstone Research and a number of testifying experts in a gender discrimination class action.
Independent Contractor Versus Employee
The plaintiffs brought a wage and hours class action case in which liability and damages turned on whether thousands of workers were classified as independent contractors or employees.
Owner Versus Employee
A large private partnership was alleged to have engaged in age discrimination by including in its partnership agreement a mandatory retirement age for partners.
Race and/or National Origin Discrimination
In a case involving claims of discrimination in pay and promotions on the basis of race and/or national origin, Cornerstone Research and a labor economist were retained by the defendant…
Turnaround Specialist Compensation
Bondholders of a bankrupt company retained Cornerstone Research in a case involving the compensation paid to a “turnaround” specialist who assumed the role of CEO at the company.
Union–Contractor Collusion and Monopolization Between Tech Firms
A labor union, and several contractors who use the union’s labor, were accused of conspiring to foreclose competition and monopolize particular job types in commercial projects in a large American…
Wage Fixing in the Offshore Drilling Industry
Major firms in the international offshore drilling industry were accused in a class action antitrust case of fixing wages and other compensation for their offshore employees in violation of Section…
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