Key Matters

Commercial Litigation

  • Representing the owner of a valuable collection of baseball memorabilia in litigation involving auction rights

Catastrophic Injuries

  • Regularly represents one of the world’s largest food and flavorings companies in chemical exposure litigation involving alleged catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and other claims.
  • Regularly represents a large electric utility in tort litigation involving alleged catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and other claims.
  • Member of trial team that successfully attained a complete defense verdict in favor of a large electric utility in electrocution litigation involving allegations that catastrophic injuries resulted from the utility’s maintenance of distribution lines in violation of the National Electrical Safety Code’s horizontal clearance standards.
  • Regularly represents a large pharmaceutical company in tort litigation involving alleged catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and other claims stemming from automobile accidents.
  • Regularly represents a large casualty insurer in litigation involving slips and falls and other tort claims.

Commercial Foreclosures

  • Regularly represents the U.S.’s largest special servicer of commercial mortgage loans in foreclosure and breach of guaranty proceedings against commercial borrowers of all types.

Real Estate Litigation

  • Regularly represents a large real estate leasing company in commercial eviction proceedings against tenants in default.
  • Successfully represented a large homebuilder in litigation against a municipality involving the municipality’s refusal to provide final approval to a housing development.
  • Tried and successfully defended a large electric utility in temporary restraining order proceeding brought by landowner alleging irreparable harm from trespass.

Appropriation/Eminent Domain

  • Regularly represents a large electric utility in transmission line construction projects requiring the use of its eminent domain authority to appropriate property.
  • Regularly represents a large oil and gas company in natural gas and natural gas liquid pipeline projects requiring the use of its eminent domain authority to appropriate property.

Probate Litigation

  • Representing trustees and administrators in multiple litigation matters involving dispute over management of trust and estate
  • Representing beneficiaries, co-executor and co-trustees in probate dispute involving control of closely held business.

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Represented a large manufacturer of water coolers in dispute over false and misleading advertisements circulated by its chief competitor, the result of which was the competitor’s removal of the offending advertisements from circulation.

Transportation and Logistics

  • Represented a large supermarket chain in litigation alleging that the chain, as consignee, was liable to the freight broker in the event of the consignor’s non-payment of freight charges.

Oil & Gas

  • Regularly represents a large oil and gas company in natural gas and natural gas liquid pipeline projects requiring the use of its eminent domain authority to appropriate property.