RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR OUTCOME.
Represents Lumber Liquidators Inc. in over 100 putative class actions consolidated for pre-trial purposes in the Eastern District of Virginia. Cases allege the Chinese manufactured laminate floors contained excessive levels of formaldehyde in violation of CARB standards and seek damages under various state consumer protection statutes and negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation theories.
Defense of polyurethane foam manufacturer in direct purchaser and indirect purchaser antitrust class actions and opt-out litigation stemming from allegations of price-fixing and market allocation.
Representation of ConAgra Foods, Inc. as liaison counsel in multidistrict and state court litigation involving several hundred individual and purported class action lawsuits alleging Salmonellosis from the consumption of one of its products. Defeated class certification, awarded summary judgment and dismissals in more than 100 individual cases and effectively implemented coordinated national discovery procedures.
National counsel for power tool manufacturer in toxic tort cases and domestic and international discovery matters.
Won summary judgment against the State of New Hampshire for handheld outdoor power tool manufacturer in declaratory judgment matter regarding the state’s new dealer laws. Summary judgment upheld on appeal to the NH Supreme Court.
Defended handheld outdoor power tool manufacturer in prominent California wildfire litigation.
Defended a NYSE-traded insurance company in complex antitrust litigation involving alleged violations of federal antitrust laws and state consumer protection statutes.
Representation of manufacturer client in the prosecution of UCC breach of contract and indemnity claims against a component part manufacturer.
Defense of Fortune 100 company in multidistrict class action and opt-out antitrust litigation involving the vitamins industry in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and various state courts.
Defense of automotive manufacturer in Lemon Law, warranty and contract actions in Virginia state court. Litigated one matter to a defense verdict; won directed verdict and summary judgment in two other matters and defended one of those judgments on appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia.