Experience

Obtained Dismissal of Claims Against Individual Employees of Major Accounting Firm

Successfully defended individuals in a dispute involving competing national accounting firms stemming from unconsummated merger discussions.

Obtained Dismissal for Major Banking Institution in Breach of Contract Dispute

Represented major banking institution as defendant and then as appellant, obtaining dismissal in a breach of contract dispute stemming from a disputed indemnity provision of an asset purchase agreement between the parties.

Successful Outcome for Private Jet Company in Noncompete Matter

Obtained a decision on behalf of private jet company denying plaintiff’s application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a case involving an employee’s noncompete restrictive covenant.

Obtained Dismissal in Fraud, Fiduciary Duty Case Against National Real Estate Developer

Obtained a dismissal on behalf of a nationally recognized real estate developer and related entities of an action alleging claims of aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty and aiding and abetting fraud, which sought to hold defendants liable based upon a Texas jury verdict and judgment of over $50 million against a nonparty entity.

Settlement in $60 Million Dispute for Holding Company

Represented the directing holder of a commercial mortgage-backed security in a $60 million dispute arising under the terms of Participation and Pooling Agreements. Obtained dismissal of complaint and subsequent settlement of action.

Won Case for Coalition of Property Owners on Appeal

Obtained a major ruling from the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department on behalf of a coalition of cooperative apartment buildings formed to challenge the illegal use of a historic church building as a commercial catering hall.