Defense of Legal Malpractice
Representation of national law firms in defense of malpractice and disciplinary claims of conflict of interest.
Representation of Oxfam in Claims Against the SEC
Representation of Oxfam in claims against the SEC to issue new regulations required by the Dodd-Frank Act.
Defense of Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition and Appropriation of Client
Defense of the estates of two securities brokers being sued for alleged wrongdoing in connection with trade secrets, unfair competition and appropriation of clients. Successfully achieved the dismissal of all claims, and also recovered significant attorneys’ fees for the client and a small counterclaim.
Legal Malpractice Defense of Lawyers and Law Firms
Defense of lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice lawsuits and bar overseer proceedings arising from legal services in patent prosecution, mergers and acquisitions, tax advice, estate planning and other matters.
Sponsors and Targets in Going Private Transactions
Representation of sponsors and targets in going private transactions involving senior debt financing, sub-debt financing, real estate lender financing, equity financing and management roll-overs.
Defense of Public Companies and Directors and Officers
Defense of public companies and their directors and officers before federal courts around the country in class actions asserting securities fraud.
Defense of Shareholder Suits
Defense of directors and officers in connection with shareholder suits asserting breach of fiduciary duty.
International Agricultural Cooperative Suit
Representation of former outside directors of an international agricultural cooperative sued by an ERISA Plan Administrator and the Department of Labor in connection with the oversight of Plan Trustees.
Sales Practices in Marketing Life Insurance Products
Defense of life insurers regarding sales practices used in marketing life insurance products.
Closely-Held Entity Disputes
Representation of shareholders, directors, managers, and other stakeholders in closely-held entities in disputes.
Shareholder Class Action Suits and Regulatory Investigations
Defense of investment companies in shareholder class action suits and regulatory investigations.
Regulatory and Internal Investigations of Securities Law
Advising independent directors in connection with regulatory and internal investigations of securities law and other violations.
Mergers & Acquisitions Transaction Litigation
Litigating claims arising from M&A transactions.