Areas of Practice
CASES AND PORTFOLIO
Cases and Portfolio
Alan Banov and Associates is proud of its outstanding record in obtaining workplace justice for thousands of clients.
In private practice and in service to the National Labor Relations Board, Mr. Banov has presented briefs in almost one hundred appellate cases in federal and state courts, including the Supreme Court.
Civil Rights Actions
Alan Banov and Associates has represented over two hundred clients before Federal, state, and local civil service commissions and civil rights agencies, such as:
Jury Trials and Litigation
Alan Banov and Associates has tried cases in Federal and state courts in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (with local counsel in Virginia), winning jury verdicts of $145,000 in a Montgomery County case and $140,000 and $130,000 in D.C. cases. One D.C. case settled for $165,000 before trial.
Multi-Million Dollar Class Action Suits
Alan Banov and Associates has successfully prosecuted three large class-action lawsuits for unpaid premium pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Federal Employee Pay Act for thousands of federal employees, with outstanding success:
$14,600,000 for over 1,000 claimants in preshift/postshift overtime backpay
$2,750,000 for about 150 plaintiffs in another preshift/postshift overtime
$2,500,000 for employees of the Department of Health and Human Services
Separation Agreements & Severance Pay
Alan Banov and Associates has negotiated hundreds of separation agreements when an employee has been or was about to be discharged, most providing for severance pay. The severance pay has ranged from four to the high six figures. Sometimes the agreements have given clients other benefits (including continuation of health insurance, outplacement services, and letters of recommendation).
Alan Banov has prosecuted groundbreaking cases that have established new law, including the following:
Goos v. National Association of Realtors, 715 F.Supp. 2 (D.D.C. 1989)
Goos v. National Assn. of Realtors, 997 F.2d 1565 (D.C. Cir. 1992) (award
Kentucky Fried Chicken National Management Co. v. Weathersby,
Green v. Howard University, C.A. No. 91-4194 (D.C. Super. Ct., Dec. 4,
Freas v. Archer Services, 716 A.2d 998, 1998 D.C. App. LEXIS 163 (D.C.
Litman v. George Mason University, 186 F.3d 544, 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS
Sharma v. District of Columbia, 791 F.Supp.2d 207 (D.D.C. 2011) (important
Teliska v. Napolitano, 826 F. Supp. 2d 94 (D.D.C. 2011)(denied motion to
Sharma v. District of Columbia, 881 F. Supp. 2d 138 (D.D.C. 2013)(court
Sorrell v. District of Columbia, C.A. No. 1:07-CV-854 (D.D.C., May 24, 2013)
Buchhagen v. ICF Int’l, Inc., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 22353 (4th Cir. Nov. 4,
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