Experience

Defense Verdict Regarding Unpaid Overtime Allegations

Secured a defense verdict in a Jackson County, Missouri, jury trial regarding a former employee's allegations of unpaid overtime, in violation of the Missouri Minimum Wage Law.

Successful Resolution of Class Actions and Administrative Actions Against Lenders and Loan Servicers

Successfully resolved class actions, administrative actions and civil investigative demands brought by attorneys general and other governmental agencies against lenders and loan servicers in a variety of states including Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Washington.

Obtained Dismissal of Class Action Alleging Various Lending and Consumer Protection Claims

Obtained dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed in Maryland Federal Court making claims under the Federal Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Maryland Consumer Protection Act, Maryland Consumer Loan Law, Maryland Commercial Law regarding unlicensed lending, and Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act.

Obtained Dismissal of Class Action for Service Provider to Consumer Lender

Obtained dismissal of a class action lawsuit in California Federal Court and compelled arbitration as to the remaining individual claims in a consumer protection action asserting claims under California and federal law.  

Obtained Dismissal in National Class Action

Obtained dismissal of a national class action lawsuit filed in New Jersey Federal Court making claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. 

Summary Judgment for General Contractor in $8 Million Breach of Contract, Negligence Case

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of general contractor regarding real estate developer’s claims of breach of contract and negligence seeking damages in excess of $8 million dollars with respect to alleged construction defects.

Obtained Favorable Judgment for General Contractor

Obtained judgment in favor of general contractor regarding hotel owner’s claims of defective construction. 

Obtained Judgment in Favor of Motorsports Clients

Obtained judgment in favor of  clients, a motorsports promoter and racetrack owner, in a matter that was litigated up to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit regarding the $2.4 million dollar judgment at issue. The Supreme Court of the United States denied the plaintiff’s petition for writ of certiorari.  

Prevailed on Claims Against Third-Party Administrator in Insurance Coverage Dispute

Prevailed on a negligence and breach of fiduciary duty claim against a third-party administrator involving an insurance coverage dispute between two insurers regarding an underlying significant personal injury case.

Obtained Judgment for Industrial Plant Owner Operator in Wrongful Death Case

Obtained judgment in favor of an industrial plant owner and operator in a wrongful death action stemming from remediation work on the client’s plant and the judgment in favor of his client was affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.