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Gallant Files Appeal in Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant has filed an appeal regarding a court decision on her lawsuit against the City of Alameda.

Former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant has filed a notice of appeal with Alameda County Superior Court, looking to reverse a recent decision in her wrongful termination lawsuit.

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City Claims Victory in Gallant Lawsuit

On February 14th, an Alameda County Superior Court judge signed a judgment dismissing former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant’s lawsuit against the City of Alameda.

The City of Alameda is claiming a victory, after Alameda County Superior Court Judge John M. True, III, on February 14th, signed a judgment dismissing former Interim City Manager [...]

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Gallant’s Suit on Track to be Tossed

A proposed judgment would see former Interim City Manager Gallant’s suit against the City of Alameda tossed.

A proposed judgment, not yet signed by the judge, would see former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant’s lawsuit against the city tossed.

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Appeals Court Ruling Changes Course of Former City Manager Lawsuit Against City of Alameda

The California Court of Appeal recently handed down a ruling the reversed a lower court ruling in favor of Gallant.

Last week, attorneys for former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant filed a case management conference document with the court indicating their willingness to participate in mediation, rather than continuing to slug it out in [...]

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Appellate Court Hearing This Month in City Manager Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

The wrongful termination lawsuit filed against the City of Alameda by a former Interim City Manager is proceeding in the appellate court.

Later this month, the California Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate District, will hear arguments in the wrongful termination lawsuit filed by former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant against the City of Alameda.

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Court Denies City of Alameda’s Motion to Strike Ann Marie Gallant’s Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Last week, Judge Marshall Whitley denied a motion filed by attorneys for the City of Attorney, who were hoping to dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant.

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Court Dismisses SunCal’s Fraud Claims Against Ann Marie Gallant

Yesterday, a federal court judge dismissed fraud claims against former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant, in a lawsuit against the City of Alameda over the city’s termination of SunCal as the master developer for Alameda Point. The case is 10-cv-05178-CRB in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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Gallant Files Lawsuit Against City of Alameda

On August 15th, former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant filed a long-anticipated lawsuit against the City of Alameda, claiming wrongful termination, breach of contract and emotional distress. Ms. Gallant’s employment with the City of Alameda was terminated on December 28th, 2010, when Mayor Marie Gilmore, and Councilmembers Lena Tam and Rob Bonta voted to [...]

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Despite Risk Pool Coverage, the City of Alameda is Still on the Hook for Millions in Employment Lawsuits

Action Alameda News has learned that, despite coverage through the California Joint Powers Risk Management Authority, (CJPRMA) the City of Alameda is still potentially on the hook for $2 million in four employment related lawsuits. This is due to a $500,000 “retained limit” amount in the City’s coverage through the authority. Should former firefighter Ronald [...]

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Former Fire Chief David Kapler Lawsuit Against the City of Alameda

Correction: A closer reading of the complaint reveals that Kapler is in fact claiming $4 million in damages – $2 million for general damages to his reputation and $2 million in special damages. See items 81 and 82 in the claim, below.

On April 14th, former Alameda Fire Chief David Kapler filed a lawsuit [...]

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