Key Matters Represented proprietary education company in defense of case asserting $51 billion loss. Obtained $126 million trial verdict on behalf of telecommunications company incident to sale of enterprise. Represented executive officers in sale of majority interests in $25 million medical education company with respect to disposition transaction. Obtained dismissal of multiple derivative cases under Pennsylvania law alleging mismanagement of publicly-traded entity. Obtained dismissal of securities fraud action on preliminary motions alleging violations of federal securities law. Successfully represented oil and gas producer in defense of challenge to operations and issuance of zoning permits. Won an injunction freeing a client who had been kept in solitary confinement for 36 years. Acted as counsel of record in 35 securities fraud, derivative and corporate governance matters. Represented international coatings manufacturer in matters relating to claims of toxic exposure to heavy metals.