Case Results

Represented Fortune 500 companies by efficiently responding to non-party subpoenas and defending depositions of employees .

Awarded “pre-suit discovery” to assist a national health & beauty product distributor in obtaining the identity of infringing parties.

Secured default judgment on counterclaims against personal injury plaintiff as well as an award of sanctions against plaintiff’s counsel for improper conduct.

Negotiated favorable settlement and release after default judgment entered against the insured of a client in a personal injury case.

Successfully defended employment discrimination claims for private equity firm at the EEOC and NY Division of Human Rights.

Obtained summary judgment for more than $10 million from New York Supreme Court on behalf of private investment firm enforcing its rights in a guaranty.

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.

Won a motion to compel improperly withheld discovery in connection with insurance dispute.

Secured favorable settlement for media company in federal litigation concerning allegations of trade secret misappropriation and other business torts.

Won motion to dismiss libel and slander claims made against publishing company based upon statutory defense provided in the Communications Decency Act.

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.

Successfully obtained preliminary injunction restraining majority shareholders from forcibly buying out minority shareholder’s ownership interest.

Won motion to dismiss a breach of contract action brought against a New York investment firm on grounds of forum non conveniens.

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.

Negotiated a favorable settlement in connection with real estate dispute concerning allegations of fraud and concealment.

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.

Successfully defended a privately-held corporation against multi-million dollar fraud action in federal court, obtaining dismissal of all claims on summary judgment.

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 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 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.

Advised employers and employees on issues concerning the enforceability of restrictive covenants and negotiated numerous employment-related agreements.

Handled numerous subpoena responses, document productions and depositions for non-party subpoena recipients.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Every case is different and results depend on their specific circumstances. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.