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DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Daniel Turinsky

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DLA Piper LLP (US)

Work Department

Labor and Employment

Position

Partner

Career

Daniel Turinsky represents employers in litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels.  His litigation experience encompasses a wide range of employment-related matters, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims; wage and hour class and collective actions; disputes involving the enforcement of employment contracts, confidentiality agreements and non-competition covenants; consumer class actions relating to employer pre-employment screening processes and tort claims arising out of the employment relationship, such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation.

Additionally, Daniel regularly counsels clients on a broad variety of subjects including disciplinary actions and terminations; employment, consulting and separation agreements; internal investigations of alleged workplace misconduct; background checks; disability accomodations and family leave; wage and hour issues; employment policies and practices; reductions in force; and litigation avoidance.

Education

JD, George Washington University Law School; BS, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University


United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

DLA Piper LLP (US) is regularly engaged in class action, discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases. The team represented Octagon in a case examining the fee-sharing agreements between two sports agents and Octagon and whether these agreements are enforceable. In San Diego, Mary Dollarhide represented Teleperformance US in a FLSA collective action brought on behalf of 535 call center workers claiming unpaid overtime. The firm also represented USF Reddaway in a wage and hour class action case, and in a case alleging harassment and discrimination. Key contacts also include Joseph Alan Piesco, Brian Kaplan and Daniel Turinsky in New York, as well as Joseph Domenick Guarino in New Jersey, and Margaret Keane in San Francisco. In Dallas, Marc Katz, who is managing partner of the office, and Isabel Crosby, who joined from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in 2018, are also noted. In March 2018, former department head Michael Sheehan left the firm for McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and not long after, in April 2018, a team including Rachel Cowen, Ron Holland and Maria Rodriguez made the same move. In July 2018, Ryan Vann joined the firm in Chicago from Baker McKenzie LLP.

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  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.

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