Key Matters

Commercial and Consumer Litigation

  • Represented major egg producer in defending against class action and direct claims of price fixing under the Sherman Act.
  • Defended high-profile corporate executive in claims by former employer for breach of non-compete.
  • Defended consumer lending institutions against claims made under federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Truth-in-Lending Act.
  • Defended institutional lender against counterclaims asserted by mechanics’-lien holders in commercial foreclosure action.
  • Defended majority shareholders of close corporations in claims by minority shareholders for squeeze-out/oppression. 

Product Liability and Environmental

  • Represented large manufacturer in implementing voluntary product recalls under supervision of Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Assisted in representing a leading chain of auto service centers in defending against a wrongful death action stemming from allegedly negligent repair work, which resulted in complete summary judgment for the client as well as an affirmance by the appellate court.
  • Defended manufacturers of farm, recreational, and emergency vehicles in claims for breach-of-warranty and product-liability. 
  • Defended kraft paper mill in class action suit alleging nuisance conditions.