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Recent Case Results

  • Won a $5 million recovery of insurance proceeds (the maximum policy amount), plus interest, on summary judgment on behalf of a private equity firm in an arbitration against a major insurance company involving an energy outage policy;  
  • Successfully defended a preliminary injunction on appeal, thereafter reaching a favorable settlement on behalf of a minority shareholder in a dispute arising out of an alleged freeze-out merger;
  • Secured the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against a Nigerian national in the District of New Jersey for ineffective service of process and on other grounds;
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement agreement after instituting a JAMS arbitration on behalf of a New York-based online healthcare company in which it alleged breach of contract and fraudulent inducement arising out of software licensing agreement;
  • Reached a favorable settlement on behalf of a news content provider in a lawsuit brought against it in the SDNY, which had alleged breach of contract arising out of a software licensing agreement;
  • Represented an inventor of hydro-flight technology in a lawsuit pending in the SDNY concerning whether a purported settlement agreement was binding in an underlying federal lawsuit involving ownership of patents; 
  • Handled numerous subpoena responses, document productions and depositions for non-party subpoena recipients; and
  • Advised employers and employees on issues concerning the enforceability of restrictive covenants and negotiated numerous employment-related agreements.
  • Secured victory on behalf of a software company for breaches of a software license agreement, and obtained an award of virtually all attorneys' fees in a Los Angeles-based arbitration;
  • Successfully defended a Fortune 500 company against a preliminary injunction in a federal lawsuit and, following a successful partial motion to dismiss, ultimately secured a favorable settlement of the matter;
  • Secured favorable settlement on behalf of plaintiff insurance beneficiaries who had been previously denied payment by insurance company for life insurance death benefit;
  • Successfully defended a privately-held corporation against multi-million dollar fraud action in federal court, obtaining dismissal of all claims on summary judgment;
  • Won motion to dismiss a breach of contract action brought against a Pennsylvania casino in Westchester, New York on grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction;
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement in connection with real estate dispute concerning allegations of fraud and concealment;
  • Secured a SIPC advance for Madoff fraud victims, causing the Trustee in the Madoff Bankruptcy matter to issue an unprecedented re-determination and approval of clients' claims after years of having denied them; 
  • Won motion to dismiss a breach of contract action brought against a New York investment firm on grounds of forum non conveniens
  •  Successfully obtained preliminary injunction restraining majority shareholders from forcibly buying out minority shareholder's ownership interest;
  • Successfully tried case concerning breach of a share purchase agreement to completion in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court, leading to favorable decision on behalf of our client; 
  • Won motion to dismiss libel and slander claims made against publishing company based upon statutory defense provided in the Communications Decency Act;
  • Secured favorable settlement for media company in federal litigation concerning allegations of trade secret misappropriation and other business torts;
  • Won a motion to compel improperly withheld discovery in connection with insurance dispute;
  • Secured settlement on behalf of corporate plaintiff for nearly the entire amount demanded in the complaint, based upon claims of conversion and various other business torts.



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