Represented former president of golf equipment manufacturer in shareholder derivative action against former officers and accountants.
Obtained preliminary injunction on behalf of manufacturer of computer networking equipment enjoining its former employees from using its trade secrets in a new competing enterprise.
Represented national manufacturer of football helmets and shoulder pads in suit seeking to prevent competitor from illegally using technology contained in manufacturer’s pending patent application.
Represented a manufacturer of insulated cargo blankets in an unfair competition and trademark infringement claim in federal court that resulted in a substantial settlement in favor of the manufacturer and trademark holder.
Received a directed verdict in favor of real estate appraisers charged with overvaluing an office building in a suit by a national bank. The bank charged that the allegedly faulty appraisal caused it to issue a loan that was in excess of the property’s value. The bank further contended that the loan later defaulted, causing the bank more than $2 million in damages. After six days of trial before a jury, the judge granted a directed verdict in favor of the real estate appraisers.
Successfully defended law firm charged with malpractice stemming from its representation of a former client in the sale of an internet business. The former client charged that the law firm failed to provide for a “cashless exercise” of securities that were given in exchange for the business, thereby triggering a one-year holding period under applicable securities laws before the securities could be sold. After a two-week trial, a jury returned a “not guilty” verdict that was later upheld on appeal.
Represented property owners in a dispute with national advertising company regarding lease of commercial property.