Key Matters

Complex Commercial Litigation Matters, Including Class Actions

  • Represented mortgage insurer in coverage, misrepresentation, and bad faith disputes against various lenders and loan servicers.
  • Represented insurer in class action challenging company’s use of computerized databases to calculate “usual and customary” medical charges.
  • Represented insurer in class action challenging company’s use of computerized database to assess “total loss” vehicle claims.
  • Represented insurer in billion-dollar suit alleging fraud and breach of contract against lenders, which were issued credit insurance policies for hundreds of thousands of home equity loans and lines of credit.
  • Represented directors and officers in suit against surplus note holders alleging omissions and misrepresentations in the note offering.
  • Represented realty trust in derivative suit.
  • Represented mortgage wholesaler in contract dispute.
  • Represented legal recruiter in action involving restrictive covenant and trade secret issues.
  • Represented tech company in litigation over competitor’s misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Represented chemical distributor in dispute involving alleged trade secrets and tortious interference.
  • Represented investment managers in contract dispute over management of stock portfolio.
  • Represented snack manufacturer in trademark dispute over product configuration.
  • Represented national healthcare company in dispute over leased equipment.

Reinsurance Matters

  • Litigated reinsurance disputes before various federal and states.
  • Obtained summary judgment and affirmance on appeal in Second Circuit in favor of defendant reinsurer asserting late notice defense to more than $22 million in facultative billings.
  • Represented cedent in arbitration over retention dispute.
  • Represented cedent in arbitration over retrospectively-rated CGL policies.
  • Represented cedent in arbitration and litigation involving workers’ compensation coverage issued by company in rehabilitation.
  • Represented assuming reinsurer in arbitration involving builder’s risk coverage.
  • Represented reinsurer in arbitration involving assumed workers’ compensation and employers’ liability coverage.
  • Represented cedent in arbitration involving D&O coverage.
  • Represented assuming reinsurer in arbitration involving various mass tort claims.
  • Represented assuming reinsurer in arbitration involving construction defect and tort claims.