Successfully defended $70 million international lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, with a favorable jury verdict against plaintiff and in favor of client’s fraud counterclaims.
Successfully defended a $200,000 lawsuit over the sale of goods, with a favorable jury verdict for client on counterclaims for $4 million.
Obtained multi-million dollar settlement secured by $5 million consent judgment for a group of investors against an intricate web of inter-related companies.
Obtained a mid-six-figure settlement for client, a purported franchisee, for improper franchise disclosure by the defendant franchisor.
Obtained significant settlements for franchisee group from principals of now defunct franchisor.
Obtained significant settlement for group of individual investors defrauded by investment scheme.
Obtained dismissal (twice dismissed including amended complaint) on motion to dismiss a $4m+ claim against bank and its principal.
Key member of a legal team in a Bet-the-Company against my client, a franchisor, involving a group of 60 franchisees suing for fraud, violation of franchise statutes, RICO, anti-trust, breach of contract and other claims in multiple states. Successfully obtained dismissal of most of the franchisees’ claims, which led to a favorable settlement.
Secured preliminary injunctions against former franchisees in violation of non-compete agreements and trademark rights; developed aggressive strategies to identify and terminate businesses that violated contracts and employed the illegal use of company trademarks.