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Representative examples of the Firm's client engagements include the following:

Business Ownership and Commercial Litigation

  • Representation of a leading Philadelphia architecture firm in obtaining confidential settlements in two high-profile cases involving fraud and copyright infringement.

  • Representation of a leading executive search firm and its founder in litigation brought by two minority partners involving a dispute over compensation and ownership of the business.

  • Representation of the managing partner of a series of California real estate partnerships in a lengthy arbitration involving multi-million dollar claims by two other partners that he had mismanaged the partnerships and made improper operating payments over a 20-year period.

  • Representation of the managing partner of a mid-sized regional accounting firm in an arbitration against the remaining partners after they ousted him from the firm he co-founded.

  • Representation of a multinational trading company in litigation against a computer company, its affiliates and founder to recover purchase price and enforce corporate and personal guarantees in international equipment sale.

  • Representation of a software company and its founder in litigation by minority owner alleging shareholder oppression.

  • Representation of a minority owner of public company seeking to enforce terms of promissory note and contractual agreement to issue additional ownership interest.

  • Representation of a technology company and its founder in litigation by employee alleging an ownership interest in the company and unpaid commissions.

Financial Sector Employment

  • Representation of the head of the mortgage banking advisory practice in moving from the Financial Institutions Group of one leading global bank to another.

  • Representation of the co-heads of leverage and acquisition finance in their move from one leading global bank to another.

  • Representation of the head of equity derivatives at a leading global bank in litigation alleging that the level of her compensation and the decision to terminate her were the product of gender discrimination and retaliation.

  • Representation of the head of senior debt loan trading at a leading global bank in a move to another leading global bank.

  • Representation of a senior trader at a hedge fund in litigation to recover a guaranteed bonus the firm refused to pay.

  • Representation of one of the five most senior executives of a leading investment bank in negotiating the terms of his retirement and continued vesting and payment of substantial unvested restricted equity awards.

  • Representation of the CEO of a publicly-traded investment advisory firm concerning the terms of his separation upon a successful tender offer, his subsequent consulting contract and his employment at a new firm following the expiration of his non-compete obligations.

  • Representation of a hedge fund partner in negotiating a separation and buyout of his equity in the fund advisor.

  • Representation of a senior executive at a leading private equity firm in negotiating the terms of his departure from the firm.

  • Representation of a senior big-four accounting firm audit partner in negotiating a resolution of claims that the firm breached its agreement regarding his assignment following a multi-year expatriate assignment to lead the audit of one of the firm's most important European clients.

  • Representation of three female investment advisors employed by a major retail brokerage firm, in litigation against the firm for systematic gender discrimination in the assignment of customers, promotion and pay.

Employment Litigation

  • Representation of the former Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine at a nationally-acclaimed medical school in whistleblower litigation alleging that he was removed as chair because of his efforts to end financial fraud and improper medical practices that he uncovered after taking over the chairmanship.

  • Representation of the former general counsel of a Forbes 500 manufacturing company in litigation alleging she was terminated in retaliation for complaining of gender discrimination.

  • Representation of leading medical school faculty members in litigation against the medical school over their rights to a blockbuster pharmaceutical patent conceived by them during their tenure at the school.

  • Representation of a leading entertainment industry executive in litigation alleging he was terminated because of his age.

  • Representation of an attorney in the in-house legal department of a major insurance company in litigation alleging that she was sexually harassed by her boss.

  • Representation of the general counsel of a leading not-for-profit alleging that he was terminated because of his age.

  • Representation of tenured professor at Public Administration School of a leading university in proceeding by the school to terminate his employment.

  • Representation of a senior commodities broker and his new business in litigation by former employer seeking a preliminary injunction preventing him from future contact with suppliers and customers of former employer.

  • Representation of two senior sales executives who left their employer for a competing firm in litigation by former employer seeking a preliminary injunction and damages.

  • Representation of an insurance sales executive who moved from one agency to another in litigation by former employer seeking a preliminary injunction preventing him from working for new employer.

  • Representation of a large group of current and former employees in litigation alleging that a multinational company implemented policies which discriminated against them on the basis of their religious beliefs.

  • Representation of a group of union members in the hospitality industry in enforcing an arbitrator's ruling that they were entitled to substantial unpaid pay and benefits under a collective bargaining agreement.

Real Estate Litigation

  • Representation of condominium developer in pursuing litigation against former construction manager and defending separate litigation brought by former contractor.

  • Representation of condominium developer in litigation against former general contractor.

  • Representation of commercial tenant in dispute with landlord of Class A Manhattan office building relating to build-out of retail space.

  • Representation of commercial tenant in litigation with landlord over constructive eviction from offices.

  • Representation of commercial ground-lease tenant in litigation against land owner of industrial parcel in Brooklyn relating to setting of rent for renewal lease term.

  • Representation of the managing partner of a series of California real estate partnerships in a lengthy arbitration involving multi-million dollar claims by two other partners that he had mismanaged the partnerships and made improper operating payments over a 20-year period.

  • Representation of owner of condominium unit in litigation against adjoining unit owner and general contractor in litigation over property damage from adjoining unit renovation.

Personal Injury Litigation

  • Representation of client who suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after being physically assaulted by a bus driver aboard a New York City bus in obtaining a seven-figure jury verdict.

  • Representation of client who suffered multiple fractures and other serious injuries in motorcycle accident in recovering a seven-figure settlement.

  • Representation of client who was sexually assaulted while trapped in her apartment because of an illegal security gate in obtaining a seven-figure jury verdict.

  • Representation of multiple clients injured in a residential deck collapse at an outdoor event in obtaining substantial compensation for their injuries.