Advised employers and employees on issues concerning the enforceability of restrictive covenants and negotiated numerous employment-related agreements.
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.
Successfully defended employment discrimination claims for private equity firm at the EEOC and NY Division of Human Rights.
Negotiated favorable settlement and release after default judgment entered against the insured of a client in a personal injury case.
Secured default judgment on counterclaims against personal injury plaintiff as well as an award of sanctions against plaintiff’s counsel for improper conduct.
Awarded “pre-suit discovery” to assist a national health & beauty product distributor in obtaining the identity of infringing parties.
Represented Fortune 500 companies by efficiently responding to non-party subpoenas and defending depositions of employees .
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.
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.
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.