Representative Engagements

A two-month business tort and RICO jury trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of a large international banking and investment company, in which the client received a $30 million judgment.
A trial in federal court in Madison, Wisconsin with respect to an earn-out provision in a stock purchase agreement that resulted in a $15 million judgment in our client’s favor.
A trial in a business fraud dispute for control of a United States subsidiary of an international manufacturing company, resulting in a directed verdict in favor of the client/defendant.
Representation of international investment bank as a secured creditor with a nine figure interest in the debtor company in a contested bankruptcy confirmation proceeding, where our client was awarded control of the debtor company.
Representation of the executor of $50 million estate in a will contest, resulting in enforcement of a favorable settlement.
Successful defense of Fortune 500 company in commercial real estate brokerage dispute, resulting in a favorable jury verdict on our client’s counterclaims.
Representation of health care billing services firm in action against two former executives, resulting in judgment for the firm and more than $800,000 in sanctions against the executives for conspiring to pursue a lawsuit based on fabricated evidence.
Representation of an international manufacturer in a closely watched Alien Tort Statute case involving allegations of child labor, in which class certification was denied after conducting discovery on the ground in Liberia, West Africa, and summary judgment on behalf of the client was subsequently affirmed by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Successful defense of an international professional services firm in multiple employment-related disputes brought by former partners and employees.
Successful defense of major energy services firm in an ERISA class action for allegedly incorrectly calculating pension benefits.
Representation of an international telecommunications company in Guam federal court against allegations of harassment and retaliation brought by 13 individuals.
Representation of a government contractor against claims of personal injury and wrongful death brought by former employees and family members related to services performed in support of the U.S. military in Iraq.
Member of the national coordinating counsel team representing a national vehicle manufacturer in multi-district litigation involving over 200 cases.
Key member of the defense team that secured a successful settlement for a manufacturer in connection with a number of federal, state and foreign lawsuits and regulatory actions stemming from voluntary recalls of products containing contaminants in excess of regulatory standards.
Part of the team that successfully defended a major international company in multiple cross-border mass tort cases alleging adverse health effects among agricultural workers from pesticide exposure.
Representation of manufacturing company that brought and successfully settled breach of contract claims against seven defendants in Texas state court related to environmental contamination at a Texas manufacturing facility.
Representation of major utility company in multiple federal common law public nuisance suits alleging corporate responsibility of utility, oil and gas, coal and chemical companies for the alleged effects of global warming, obtaining dismissal of claims.
Representation of a major firearms manufacturer against public nuisance claims and product liability litigation brought primarily by municipalities in multiple state and appellate courts across the nation.
A multi-day class certification evidentiary hearing and later summary judgment on behalf of a major technology company against claims for on-call pay by volunteer members of company’s HAZMAT team.