Summary Judgment for Client in Dispute over Acquisition
Represented a sports and entertainment client in a dispute over its acquisition of another company. Plaintiff alleged the acquisition violated an exclusivity provision it had to acquire a subsidiary of the acquired company. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted summary judgment to our client on all of the plaintiff’s claims.
Argued "Traffic Pumping" Case on Appeal
Argued traffic pumping case on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, rising from a decision in U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota. Action was for unjust enrichment against a free calling service which received just short of $1 million in a traffic pumping scheme.
Brought Claims for Unjust Enrichment for Telecommunications Company
Brought claims for unjust enrichment on behalf of our client, a major telecommunications company, in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota against an entity that had engaged in a traffic pumping scheme that cost our client millions of dollars. Appealed the judge's decision to the Eighth Circuit. The issues have been fully briefed and oral arguments are pending.
Represented Clinical Commercial Laboratories in Series of Claims
Represented a series of clinical commercial laboratories in a lawsuit against a publicly traded instrument manufacturer on claims for breach of warranty, fraudulent misrepresentation and omission, and violations of various consumer protection laws. Plaintiffs seek tens of millions of dollars in damages. Trial is scheduled for 2019.
Significant Settlement in Adversary Proceeding for Telecommunications Company
Brought an action on behalf of a telecommunications client to avoid fraudulent transfers in Bankruptcy Court for the U.S. District of Nevada. The defendants had received millions of dollars in transfers from an entity they owned and operated which was being sued in a related proceeding. Obtained a multimillion-dollar settlement in an adversary proceeding on the eve of trial, wherein we sought to avoid hundreds of fraudulent conveyances after the debtor claimed only $30 in assets.
Trial Counsel in $240 Million Suit for College Brought By Colorado Attorney General
Served as counsel in a first-of-its-kind, five-day preliminary injunction hearing, winning a complete victory for a large career college, in which the Colorado Attorney General’s office sought 21 separate, broad injunctions. Subsequently tried a four-week bench trial against consumer protection and lending claims where the Colorado Attorney General sought $240 million. A decision in the matter is pending.
Trial Win for Telecommunications Client on Tortious Interference Claims
Won at two-week trial for a major telecommunications company in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on tortious interference claims against an entity that had conspired with a local telephone company to engage in a traffic pumping scheme. The judgment entered in our client's favor approximated $2 million, and the Eighth Circuit affirmed the decision.