Experience

Represented Property Owner in $25 Million Development of Manufacturing Facility

Represented property owners in the preparation and negotiation of construction and architectural agreements for a specialty manufacturing facility exceeding $25 million.

Trade Compliance Audits for Manufacturing Conglomerate

Regularly visited global sites of publicly traded manufacturing conglomerate to conduct trade compliance audits of its operations. These audits included a review of the corporation’s general compliance structure, import compliance, export compliance and supply chain security.

Representation of International Client in Manufacturing Company Acquisition

Assisted in the representation of an international client in the successful acquisition of a manufacturing company.

$950 Million Sale of Manufacturing Business

Represented welding company client in $950 million sale of manufacturing business.

Representation of Fire Safety Systems Manufacturer in Breach of Contract Case

Represented national fire safety systems manufacturer in federal court relating to breach of contract claims.

Successfully Defended Contractor in Arbitration Against Seven-Figure Claim

Defended general contractor in seven-figure claim brought by an asbestos contractor in arbitration. Arbitrator’s award to asbestos contractor was five percent of the amount sought and was less than the general contractor had offered in settlement.

Citations Vacated for Client in OSHA Evidentiary Hearing

Defended company in OSHA evidentiary hearing in which company asserted that installation of wood trusses constituted steel erection. Administrative Law Judge agreed and vacated the citations.

Representation of Dietary Supplement Supplier, Manufacturer in FDA Investigation

Representation of dietary supplement manufacturer and supplier in U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation of alleged Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act violations.

Representation of National Window Manufacturer in Product Liability Actions

Represented a national window manufacturer in dozens of product liability actions involving alleged residential construction defects.

Won Business Tort, Defamation Cases for Contract Manufacturer

Won suits brought in Pennsylvania state court against a contract manufacturer alleging various business torts and defamation.

$35 Million+ Strategic Fulfillment/Transportation Contract

Served as outside counsel responsible for $35 million+ long-term strategic fulfillment/transportation contract for international retailer.

Representation of International Manufacturer in Product Liability Action

Represented an international manufacturer of component parts for combustion processes in a products liability action.

Representation of National Candy Manufacturer in Trade Secret, Distribution Contract Matters

Represented a national candy manufacturer in litigation relating to trade secret and distribution contracts.

Representation of International Manufacturer of Diesel Engines in Product Liability Action

Represented an international manufacturer of diesel engines in a product liability action involving highway equipment.

Patent Portfolio Management for Multinational Aerospace Corporation

Managed patent applications relating to semiconductors, avionics, antennas, modeling, simulation, non-destructive testing, flight control systems, communication systems, electronics, and unmanned systems.

Successfully Defended Used Oil Recycler Following Alleged Sale of Contaminated Oil

Defended used oil recycler in sale of alleged contaminated oil to customer. Jury awarded recycler all costs for unpaid shipments of oil, and awarded $3,000 to customer after four-day trial.

Patent Portfolio in Touch Screen Technology

Managed the filing of a portfolio of patent applications for an international client in the touch screen technology area.

Patent Clearance Projects in Pharmaceutical Industry

Managed several patent clearance projects relating to a computer ecosystem designed to manage the prescription process and use by patients of a multimillion-dollar pharmaceutical product.

Successful Outcome in Cases Related to Misinterpretation, Misapplication of Lockout/Tagout Standard

Defended numerous employers in cases in which OSHA was persuaded that it misinterpreted or misapplied the lockout/tagout standard.

Reduced Penalties for Dairy Farm in Fatalities Following OSHA SVEP Placement

Defended dairy farm in two separate fatality cases that resulted in repeat OSHA citations and placement on OSHA SVEP.  At conclusion of negotiation, company was removed from SVEP and penalties were cut by 75 percent.

No Willful Violations for Publicly Traded Company

Defended publicly traded company in a two-week OSHA evidentiary hearing involving multiple alleged willful violations at a meat plant.  At the conclusion of the hearing, the Administrative Law Judge determined there were no willful violations.

No Prosecution for Client in Multiple Fatality Case Referred to the U.S. Attorney

Defended a company in a multiple fatality case that resulted in an OSHA referral to the U.S. Attorney for prosecution. After meeting with the U.S. Attorney, no prosecution resulted. 

Citations Vacated for Client in Fatality Involving Construction Crane

Defended company in an OSHA evidentiary hearing involving a fatality on a crane.  At the conclusion of the hearing, the Administrative Law Judge vacated all citations.

No Willful Violations in Case Involving Availability of Rescue Boat

Defended company in OSHA evidentiary hearing involving facility and availability of rescue boat. The Administrative Law Judge determined violation was not willful.

Six Citations Vacated for Electrical Equipment Manufacturer

Defended manufacturer of electrical equipment in OSHA evidentiary hearing where issues all involved possible electrocution hazards associated with high voltage equipment.  The Administrative Law Judge vacated all six citations that were issued.

Favorable Result for Company Cited in Violation of OSHA Silica PEL

Defended company that received citation alleging exceedance of OSHA’s silica PEL.  Convinced OSHA the sample results were invalid, resulting in withdrawal of citation.

Multimillion-Dollar Settlement for Publicly Traded Railroad Facing Environmental Claims

Obtained multimillion-dollar settlement for a publicly traded railroad in environmental claims involving diesel fuel and PCB spills, and numerous signal battery disposal sites against predecessor in interest.

License Agreements for Baby Products Manufacturer

Negotiated license agreements for manufacturer of baby bottles/teething toys, including rights to names, likenesses, trademarks, copyrights, images and other proprietary intellectual property.

Defended Magnesium Recycler in EPA Cost Recovery Action

Defended magnesium recycler in EPA cost recovery action in Pennsylvania including negotiating consent decree and private party allocation.

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Princeton, NJ
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St. Louis, MO
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