Experience

Counsel in FINRA, AAA Arbitrations

Represented broker-dealers and their associated individuals in several FINRA and AAA arbitrations.

$2.9 Million Arbitration Outcome for Client

Secured favorable outcome in arbitration for client in a claim by an insurance producer who claimed he owned his book of business and was entitled to more than $2 million following a sale of the company he worked for. Following a two-day arbitration, the arbitrator found for our client and awarded $770,000 in damages, attorney’s fees and $2.2 million in punitive damages after it was proved the claimant lied in his discovery responses and at deposition.

$200 Million Arbitration Proceedings for Breach of Contract

Acted for an African natural resources company in $200 million LCIA arbitration proceedings concerning a breach of contract.

Arbitration Proceedings for a High-Profile Sportsman in Divorce Proceedings

Conducted arbitration proceedings for a high-profile sportsman who wished to avoid the glare of publicity.

$9 Million Arbitration Award

Obtained approximately $9 million award for startup company in a three-week trial/arbitration for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

Defense Counsel in Business Divorce Arbitration

Represented company and its officers and directors against former officer’s and shareholder’s breach of fiduciary duty claims in arbitration.

Acted for Chinese Company in Multibillion Injunction

Acted for a large Chinese company in resisting a freezing injunction over a hotel in Macau worth HK$1.5 billion. The order was granted ex parte on allegations that the hotel had been procured by way of kidnap, extreme duress and forgery.  The injunction was discharged at the return date on various grounds.

Defense Verdict After Week-Long Arbitration for Brokerage Firm

Successfully defended a brokerage firm against claims brought by an investor alleging unsuitable trading, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and violation of the Kansas Securities Act. The plaintiff sought damages of $700,000. Secured a complete defense verdict after week-long arbitration.

Mediation Experience

Ray has served as a mediator in a number of complex multi-party cases. Representative cases include a dispute over damages and remediation of a contaminated landfill; a dispute over claims by personal seat license holders against an national sports league team that left the city; a class action dispute concerning wage calculations; a class action dispute concerning promotional policies and testing; a whistleblower claim against a governmental agency; and a complex multi-partner dispute.

Multiple Defense Verdicts, Favorable Settlements for Global Software Company

Litigated multiple AAA consumer arbitrations on behalf of global software company resulting in multiple defense verdicts or favorable settlement terms.

Dissolution of Accounting Partnership

Represented senior partner in arbitration concerning dissolution of partnership resulting in seven-figure award for senior partner.

Defended Client Against Claim for Approximately $100 Million

Defended, through successful resolution, of an action in the Southern District of Florida against a NASDAQ-listed company in which the plaintiff was seeking to recover approximately $100 million.

Obtained Emergency Freezing Relief in International Asset Recovery Matter

Obtained emergency freezing relief (under the Chabra jurisdiction) against a British Virgin Islands company holding industrial assets in Ukraine as part of an international asset recovery strategy to satisfy of a judgment of the Ukrainian Courts.

Obtained Injunctive and Receivership Orders Against Companies in Support of Arbitration Proceedings

Assisted in obtaining injunctive and receivership orders against a British Virgin Islands and Anguillan company in support of London Court of International Arbitration proceedings. The matter concerned commercial land developments in Eastern Europe and Russia. 

Obtained Freezing Relief and Receivership Orders Against BVI Company

Acted to obtain freezing relief and subsequently receivership orders against a British Virgin Islands company which had redomiciled from another jurisdiction in an attempt to avoid payment under a London Court of International Arbitration award. The case concerned a dispute over the development of various energy interests in Iraq.

Obtained Relief for Pharma Company in British Virgin Islands

Obtained pharmaceutical company relief against third parties. Highlights include involvement in a leading case in the British Virgin Islands as well as in support of substantive proceedings concerning agricultural interests in Russia and Scandinavia.

Obtained Arbitration Judgment in Excess of $7 Million, Upheld by VA Supreme Court

Obtained arbitration judgment in excess of $7 million on behalf of IT services company, after the defendants wrongfully terminated a contract with our client and conspired with former employees of our client to divert a multimillion-dollar government contract.  Successfully represented our client before the Virginia courts in proceedings to vacate the arbitrators’ award, which was ultimately upheld by the Virginia Supreme Court.

Won Settlement in Breach of Contract Arbitration for Former Senior Executive

Won a confidential settlement in a breach of contract arbitration claim filed by a former senior executive against his former employer, a major national retailer.

Represented Central American Government in International Arbitration

Served as lead counsel to the government of a Central American country in an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration, which involved complex design and engineering issues for combustion gas turbines. As a result, secured for clients an award in excess of $13 million against the second-largest corporation in the United States.

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