Lippman, Semsker & Salb has a long history of advancing its client’s interest in important decisions with key precedential value. It is a signal of the quality and importance of our work that judges and publishers have selected many of the decisions in our case for publication.
Our notable successes in published decisions include:
In the various federal courts of appeals:
Brooks and Taylor, on Behalf of Themselves and All Others Similarly Situated v. District Hospital Partners, L.P., doing business as George Washington University Hospital, 606 F.3d 800 (D.C.Cir. 2010);
Thompson v. District of Columbia, 530 F.3d 914 (D.C. Cir. 2008), cited in Sarah L. Fabian, Garcetti v. Ceballos: Whether an Employee Speaks as a Citizen or as a Public Employee — Who Decides?, 43 UC Davis L. Rev. 1675; Thomas Keenan, Circuit Court Interpretations of Garcetti v. Ceballos and the Development of Public Employee Speech, 87 Notre Dame L. Rev. 841;
Steele v. Schafer, 535 F.3d 689 (D.C. Cir. 2008);
Aleman v. Chugach Support Services, Inc., 485 F.3d 206 (4th Cir. 2007) (amicus brief);
Griffin v. Washington Convention Center, 142 F.3d 1308, (D.C.Cir. 1998);
Rao v. County of Fairfax, Virginia, 108 F.3d 42 (4th Cir. 1997)
In the various federal district courts:
Vincent v. Geithner, — F.Supp.2d —-2012 WL 3887199 (D.D.C. 2012);Smith v. Cafe Asia, 2011 WL 5108489 (D.D.C. 2011);
Smith v. Cafe Asia, 724 F.Supp.2d 125 (D.D.C. 2010);
Smith v. Cafe Asia, 256 F.R.D. 247 (D.D.C. 2009);
Smith v. Cafe Asia, 598 F.Supp.2d 45 (D.D.C. 2009);
Smith v. Cafe Asia, 246 F.R.D. 19 (D.D.C. 2007);
Dickerson et al. v. SecTek, Inc., 238 F.Supp.2d 66 (D.D.C. 2002);
Griffin v. Washington Convention Center, 2000 WL 1174967 (D.D.C. 2000);
Sotabinda v. Hotel Lombardy, 173 F.R.D. 3 (D.D.C. 1997);
Smith v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 947 F.Supp. 190 (D.Md. 1996);
Van Allen v. Bell Atlantic-Washington, D.C., Inc., 921 F.Supp. 830 (D.D.C. 1996).
Reported cases in the various state courts include Lockhart v. Cade, 728 A.2d 65 ( D.C. 1999).
Reported cases in the various administrative agencies include Law v. US Postal Service, 77 M.S.P.R. 30 (MSPB 1997).