Secured $4.4 Million Judgment for International Membership Club in Construction Defect Case
Led a litigation team during non-jury trial resulting in a $4.4 million judgment for client, the largest operator of membership warehouse clubs servicing Latin America (Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia), related to a defective concrete slab floor in their 300,000-square-foot warehouse in Medley, Florida, which ultimately required complete removal and replacement of the floor.
Secured $26 Million Jury Verdict for Developer
Led a litigation team to secure a $26 million jury verdict for client and developer in a protracted case brought by an adversarial homeowners’ association fighting to stop the development of a luxury condominium project in Aventura’s Dumfoundling Bay. The case won recognition as No. 7 in the “Top 10 Verdicts in Florida” in 2018.
Successfully Defended Client in Dispute for Asset Control
Successfully defended client and trustee in bitter dispute between siblings in federal court for control of trust assets.
Secured Summary Judgment for Developer and Others
Secured summary judgment in favor of developer and various other entities, and three individuals against defamation and malicious prosecution claims in federal court seeking punitive damages.
Secured Jury Verdict and Punitive Damages
Secured a jury verdict of over $20 million and $4 million in punitive damages against defendants regarding fraudulent activity by joint venturers concerning a failed hotel resort project in the Bahamas. The case won recognition as No. 4 in the Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2014.
Defended Beneficiary’s Claim Involving Large Television Station Group
Defended to verdict a seven-figure claim by a beneficiary concerning interpretation of codicil to will involving contractual obligations and control of a large television station group.
Secured Spoliation of Evidence Order in Apartment Building Claim
Secured a spoliation of evidence order and “adverse inference” against any claim for liability at a jury trial in a $45 million claim against the property manager, termite company and other parties affiliated with a residential apartment complex near the University of Central Florida.
Defended National Telephone Provider Against Unfair Trade Claims
Defended through successful resolution of purported class action in Southern District of Florida against national telephone provider for claims of unfair and deceptive trade practices.
Successfully Defended Manufacturers in Trademark Infringement, Breach of Contract Actions
Successfully defended two different manufacturers of creams and lotions in two separate actions in the Southern District of Florida and the Federal District of Utah for trademark infringement and breach of contract.