Financial Services, Mortgage & Insurance Coverage
Representing a large national bank in disputes over thousands of mortgage related title insurance claims, resulting in recoveries to date of more than $140 million from multiple parties.
Representing a large international bank in series of cases arising from a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by a bank customer.
Experience advising mortgage servicers, originators, and indenture trustees on various servicing, securitization, and investor issues and disputes.
Represented large national bank in a consumer class action lawsuit involving credit insurance for credit card holders.
Represented a venture capital firm in dispute arising from a portfolio company’s spin-off and acquisition transactions.
Experience representing policyholders in insurance coverage matters involving title insurance, commercial general liability, errors and omissions, and other types of policies.
Antitrust Litigation & Compliance
Frequently advise manufacturing, chemical, food and beverage, and other business clients on antitrust compliance issues related to product distribution and marketing programs, pricing decisions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and group purchasing arrangements.
Obtained favorable summary judgment and class action decision on a Sherman Act Section 1 resale price maintenance claim on behalf of a large international chemical company arising from agency distribution.
Represented a vitamin manufacturer in an indirect purchaser class action, opt-out litigation, and related appeals arising from horizontal price-fixing claims.
Represented a transportation company in connection with a series of antitrust matters.
Advised a global chemical company on numerous complex antitrust issues arising from a petrochemical joint venture.
Advised a publicly traded company in dispute with joint venture partner raising issues under the interlocking director section of the Clayton Act.
Regularly provide antitrust compliance training to sales and management teams.
Class Action Litigation
Experience representing financial services, chemical, and other companies in antitrust and other consumer class action litigation
Obtained favorable class action decision on behalf of a large international chemical company in antitrust litigation.
Represented a waste management provider in class action lawsuit involving claims arising from rate increases.
Represented a medical insurer and a national auto insurer in separate consumer class action lawsuits related to the calculation of benefits and premiums.
Software Implementation & Technology
Represented a software developer in a significant software implementation dispute tried before an arbitration panel for more than 20 hearing days.
Represented a provider of Microsoft ERP systems in an implementation dispute. • Represented a large financial institution in software implementation dispute involving an Internet-based application for selling consumer loans.
Obtained dismissal of an internet defamation case brought against internet service provider.
Managed large-scale discovery on behalf of a financial institution in a patent infringement suit involving check imaging systems.
Other Complex Litigation
Represented a global chemical company in a significant arbitration matter arising from a petrochemical industry joint venture.
Represented a conveyor belt manufacturer in a product liability and warranty lawsuit involving a significant civil construction project in Australia and alleged project delays.
Obtained favorable jury verdict on real estate valuation in trial of condemnation action.
Represented a closely held manufacturing company and majority shareholders in lawsuit by minority shareholder.