Our Record

  • Federal Court: Appellate Level
    • Won an appeal in the D.C. Circuit affirming summary judgment for the defendant employer, a major French utility, dismissing a sex discrimination and retaliation suit brought by the former head of its Washington, D.C. representative office. Catherine Gaujacq v. Electricite de France International, etc., _ F.3d _ (D.C. Cir. April 9, 2010). 
    • Won an appeal in the Second Circuit affirming judgment for an employer dismissing a FELA claim challenging the employer's disability leave procedures and seeking to circumvent a release in an earlier case with allegations of injury aggravation during the September 11 aftermath. Bruno v. MTA, 2009 WL 2524009 (2d Cir. 2009).
    • Won an appeal in the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of a copyright infringement action for Reebok and its advertising agency. Chandler v. Stoute, et al., 05 CV 4796, 228 Fed. App. 27, 2007 WL 1113521 (2d Cir. 2007).
    • Won dismissal of an appeal challenging confirmation of an arbitration decision enforcing our client’s rights to be the exclusive Coldwell Banker franchisee for residential real estate in Manhattan, leading to monetary damages, injunctive relief and recovery of attorney’s fees. RSI, Inc. v. Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp., No. 05-5762-CV (2d Cir. April 3, 2006).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment dismissing a disability discrimination claim and recognizing an employer’s right to devise across-the-board, job based medical performance standards without the need for individual assessment under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Siederbaum v. City of New York and the New York City Transit Authority, 121 Fed. Appx. 435, 2005 WL 387967 (2d Cir. 2005).
    • Won an appeal affirming a jury verdict for the employer, defeating the appellant’s claim of juror mistake in the verdict. Munafo v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 381 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2004).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment for the employer, dismissing employee’s Title VII claim of alleged sex and race discrimination in promotion. Thompson v. New York City Transit Authority, 74 Fed. Appx. 143 (2d Cir. 2003).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment for the employer dismissing age and national origin discrimination claims. Subsequently, won summary judgment dismissing claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act; judgment also affirmed on appeal. Aneja v. Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority, 35 Fed. Appx. 19, 2002 WL 1041037 (2d Cir. 2002), cert. denied, 538 U.S. 922 (2003).
    • Won an appeal affirming denial of a preliminary injunction, permitting a new firm of pension consultant specialists to compete openly with their former employersRogerscasey, Inc. v. Nankof, 50 Fed. Appx. 461, 2002 WL 2010748 (2d Cir. 2002).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment for an employer dismissing claims of hostile work environment and retaliation based upon alleged homophobic conduct. Trigg v. New York City Transit Authority, 50 Fed. Appx. 458, 2002 WL 1900463 (2d Cir. 2002).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment for an employer dismissing age discrimination claims relating to a reduction in force. Duncan v. New York City Transit Authority, 45 Fed. Appx. 16, 2002 WL 1964401 (2d Cir. 2002).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment dismissing discrimination claims against the Governor and DHCR officials by a former agency executive. Crockett v. Pataki, 6 Fed. Appx. 102, 2001 WL 431516 (2d Cir. 2001).
    • Won an appeal affirming summary judgment in two cases for an interstate common carrier upholding its limitation of liability clause. Nippon Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. v. Skyway Freight Systems, Inc., 67 F. Supp. 2d 293 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) and 45 F. Supp. 2d 288 (S.D.N.Y. 1999); both affirmed, 235 F. 3d 53 (2d Cir. 2000). [Front page, Journal of Commerce].
  • Federal Court: Trial Court Level
    • Won confirmation of ICDR arbitration award, dismissing claimant’s claim against software developer and awarding damages on counterclaim. Tradesim AS v. Independent Investor, Inc., 09 CV 4138 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
    • Won dismissal with prejudice, on behalf of individual defendant, of action alleging violation of federal securities law and common law fraud, after obtaining order vacating default judgment against that defendant. Trinity Bui, et al. v. Industrial Enterprises of America, Inc., et al., 08 Civ. 0583 (S.D.N.Y. January 15, 2009).
    • Won dismissal of a claim brought by a former manager of the Metro-North Commuter Railroad claiming that his First Amendment rights were violated when the railroad dismissed him for failing to cooperate with an internal investigation of a train collision and derailment. Agreeing with HNRK's argument, the Court ruled that under the Supreme Court's 2006 decision in Garcetti v. Ceballos, plaintiff's speech activity (were he to have engaged in such activity) would not have been protected by the First Amendment. The Court also rejected plaintiff’s other claims, including claims that his due process rights were violated and that the Railroad deprived him of his federal "liberty" interest in his reputation. Matthew Cooper v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, et al., 04 CV 00525,  2008 WL 4449470 (S.D.N.Y. September 29, 2008). 
    • Won summary judgment for the defendant employer, a major French utility, dismissing a sex discrimination suit brought by the former head of its Washington, D.C. representative office. Catherine Gaujacq v. Electricite de France, etc., No. 05-00960 (D.C.D.C., August 21, 2008).
    • Won dismissal of action based on Federal Employers Liability Act brought by a former MTA police officer alleging that he sustained injuries as a result of being exposed to toxic air around the World Trade Center in the days following 9/11. Daniel Bruno v. Metropolitan Transp. Authority, No. 07 Civ. 7503 (S.D.N.Y. April 10. 2008).
    • Won dismissal of action under federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and Russian law seeking in excess of $500 million in compensatory damages and in excess of $1.5 billion in treble damages. Norex Petroleum Ltd. v. Access Industries, et al., No. 02 Civ. 1499 (S.D.N.Y. September 24, 2007).
    • Won summary judgment for advertising firm and athletic shoe manufacturer, dismissing claim that advertising campaign infringed plaintiffs' copyright. The Court held that plaintiffs had authorized defendants to use their idea, and could not sue for infringement. Chandler v. Stoute, No. 04 Civ. 7123 (S.D.N.Y. August 2, 2005) (Scheindlin, J.), affirmed, 2007 WL 1113521 (2d Cir. April 4, 2007).
    • Won summary judgment for commuter railroad and individual defendants dismissing former employee's claims of disparate pay, hostile work environment and retaliation.Darryll Simpson v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad, et al., 04 Civ. 2565 (S.D.N.Y. July 20, 2006).
    • Won the right to operate certain properties in a trademark and licensing dispute on behalf of a licensee of the Hemingway brand name sued by a licensee for a different line of commerce. Pilar Trading Co. v. HHR, LLC, Hemingway Ltd., 06 CV 4747 (S.D.N.Y. 2006).
    • Won an order denying motion to quash subpoena for bank records. Gaujacq v. Electricite de France International North America, Inc., 2006 WL 1489256 (N.D. Tex. May 26, 2006).
    • Won an order on behalf of Lebanese banks vacating an ex parte order of attachment of the banks’ assets up to $1 billion. Ayyash v. Bank Al-Madina, No. 04 Civ. 9201 (S.D.N.Y. February 2, 2006).
    • Won an arbitration enforcing client's rights to be the exclusive Coldwell Banker franchisee for residential real estate in Manhattan, leading to monetary damages, injunctive relief and recovery of attorneys' fees. RealShare International, Inc. v. Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp., No. 05 Civ. 6291, 2005 WL 2333652 (S.D.N.Y. September 23, 2005) (confirming arbitration award), appeal dismissed with prejudice, RSI, Inc. v. Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp., No. 05-5762-CV (2d Cir. April 3, 2006).
    • Won denial of a motion to dismiss claims that employer breached contract to pay employee a share of company’s profits. Heiman v. F.J. Sciame Construction Co., No. 05 Civ. 3621 (S.D.N.Y. July 21, 2005).
    • Successfully defended company officers against claims of personal liability for severance payments due to a former company executive. The Court, following Belcufine v. Aloe, 112 F.3d 633 (3d Cir. 1997), held that the officers were not personally liable under the Pennsylvania Wage and Collection Law because they were constrained by the federal Bankruptcy Act from making the severance payments. Stoe v. Flaherty, Civ. Action No. 04-489 (W.D. Pa. September 16, 2004).
    • Won summary judgment dismissing a disability discrimination claim, recognizing an employer’s right to devise across-the-board, job based medical performance standards without the need for individual assessment under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Siederbaum v. City of New York and the New York City Transit Authority, 309 F. Supp. 2d 618 (S.D.N.Y. 2004).
    • Won summary judgment for defendant employer in two consolidated cases alleging age discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation. Lang v. Long Island Rail Road; Scimeca v. Long Island Rail Road, No. CV 01-0331, 0332 (E.D.N.Y. April 6, 2004).
    • Defeated motion to amend and set aside jury verdict for the employer for alleged juror mistake in the verdict. Munafo v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 277 F. Supp. 2d 163 (S.D.N.Y. 2003), affirmed, 381 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2004).
    • Won summary judgment for defendant employer dismissing a disability discrimination claim. Burton v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 244 F. Supp. 2d 252 (S.D.N.Y. 2003).
    • Won summary judgment for an employer dismissing claims under the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act and for retaliatory discharge. Andre v. Mack, No. 99 CV 3756 (E.D.N.Y. 2002).
    • Won an action for a new firm of pension consultant specialists permitting open competition with their former employer. Won a preliminary injunction hearing; won affirmance by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals; and then won summary judgment. Rogerscasey, Inc. v. Nankof, 2002 WL 726655 (April 23, 2002), affirmed, 50 Fed. Appx. 461, 2002 WL 2010748 (2d Cir. 2002).
    • Won dismissal of claim seeking $2.1 million finder’s fee from a French manufacturer of miniature computer peripherals. Spencer Trask Ventures, Inc. v. Archos S.A., 2002 WL 417192 (S.D.N.Y. 2002).
    • Won summary judgment for an employer dismissing claims of hostile work environment and retaliation based upon alleged homophobic conduct. Trigg v. New York City Transit Authority, 2001 WL 868336 (July 25, 2001), affirmed, 50 Fed. Appx. 458, 2002 WL 1900463 (2d Cir. 2002).
    • Won summary judgment for an employer dismissing age discrimination claims relating to a reduction in force. Duncan v. New York City Transit Authority, 127 F. Supp. 2d 354 (E.D.N.Y. 2001), affirmed, 45 Fed. Appx. 16, 2002 WL 1964401 (2d Cir. 2002).
    • Won summary judgment dismissing sexual harassment claims brought under the Federal Employers Liability Act. Higgins v. Metro-North, No. 00 Civ. 0019 (S.D.N.Y. 2001).
    • Won a jury trial for defendant employer dismissing retaliation claim based upon alleged sex discrimination. Donnellan v. New York City Transit Authority, No. 98 Civ. 1096 (S.D.N.Y. 2001).
    • Won preliminary injunction after hearing, defeating attempt to bar pharmaceutical manufacturer from terminating agreement with distributor. Innomed Labs, L.L.C. v. Alza Corporation, No. 01 Civ. 2763 (S.D.N.Y. 2001).
    • Won summary judgment in two cases for an interstate common carrier upholding its limitation of liability clause. Nippon Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. v. Skyway Freight Systems, Inc., 67 F. Supp. 2d 293 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) and 45 F. Supp. 2d 288 (S.D.N.Y. 1999); both affirmed, 235 F. 3d 53 (2d Cir. 2000). [Front page, Journal of Commerce].
    • Won summary judgment dismissing ADEA and FMLA claims by former employee. Sousa v. Orient Arts, Inc., 1999 WL 147724 (S.D.N.Y. 1999).
    • Won a directed verdict at trial for defendant employer in a sexual harassment case.Nelson v. Metro-North, No. 98 Civ. 4329 (S.D.N.Y 1999).
    • Won dismissal of federal RICO racketeering charges and fraud, conversion and contract interference claims against international trading company brought by its competitor. Thypin Steel Co. v. Certain Bills of Lading etc., 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20212 (S.D.N.Y. 1998).
    • Won a jury trial for the employer in a federal court age discrimination case. Rothenbiller v. Long Island Railroad, No. 96 Civ. 3058 (E.D.N.Y 1998).
    • Won a jury trial for the employer in a federal pregnancy discrimination case. Bainlardi v. SBC Warburg, No. 97 Civ. 2861 (S.D.N.Y. 1998).
    • Won summary judgment recovering 100% of a client’s loss on an international letter of credit transaction, in a landmark opinion by U.S. District Judge Mukasey holding the issuing bank liable for "wrongful honor." Oei v. Citibank, N.A., 957 F. Supp. 492 (S.D.N.Y. 1997).
    • Won an injunction preventing payment of a letter of credit on the ground of fraud by the beneficiary. Kuveyt Türk Evkaf Finans Kurumu A.S. v. Citibank, N.A., No. 97 Civ. 9143 (S.D.N.Y. 1997).
    • Won summary judgment dismissing claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress in an employment termination case. Hirschheimer v. Associated Metals & Minerals Corporation, No. 94 Civ. 6155 (S.D.N.Y. 1997).
    • Won a jury trial for a foreign bank employer accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act in one of the first cases to be successfully defended under that act. Lazar v. Swiss Bank Corporation, No. 95 Civ. 1000 (S.D.N.Y. 1996).
  • New York State Court: Appellate Level
    • Won appeal affirming dismissal on behalf of individual defendants in action alleging fraud and breaches of fiduciary duties. Alberto Vilar et al. v. John Rutledge et al., Index No. 651494/11 (1st Dep’t 2013).
    • Won the right to appeal to the New York State Court of Appeals on behalf of our client, a Brazilian energy company, in a case raising the question of whether Brazilian or New York law should be applied in the New York courts to a guarantee that is invalid under Brazilian law. IRB-Brasil Resseguros, S.A. v. Inepar Investments (2011).
    • Won an appeal in the First Department, vacating a $4.3 million jury award for pain and suffering in favor of a former employee of a modeling agency who had obtained the verdict for wrongful termination and personal injury due to alleged exposure to second- hand smoke. (We did not handle the trial.) Gallegos v. Elite Model Management Corp., 807 N.Y.S.2d 44 (1st Dep't 2005).
    • Won two appeals reversing the lower court and directing summary judgment dismissing cross-claims for contribution and indemnity in an $8 million contract action. Trump Village Section 3, Inc. v. New York State Housing Finance Agency, 292 A.D. 2d 156, 739 N.Y.S.2d 37 (1st Dep’t 2002); and 307 A.D.2d 891, 764 N.Y.S.2d 17 (1st Dep't 2003).
    • Won a decision, unanimously affirmed by the Appellate Division, with potentially far-reaching impact in the broadcast industry, in a case interpreting the right of first refusal provision contained in the contracts of a major television network. Fox News Network LLC v. N.S. Bienstock, 2003 N.Y. Slip Op. 13104 (1st Dep’t 2003).
    • Won an appeal unanimously affirming summary judgment dismissing age and race discrimination claims brought by the Commanding General of the New York Army National Guard. James v. Governor Pataki, 300 A.D.2d 137, 752 N.Y.S.2d 44 (1st Dep’t 2002), leave to appeal denied, 99 N.Y. 2d 509 (2003).
    • Won an appeal affirming dismissal of a claim for compensation and benefits by the estate of a deceased law partner. Ellis v. Abbey & Ellis, 294 A.D.2d 168, 741 N.Y.S. 2d 87 (1st Dep't), leave to appeal denied, 98 N.Y. 2d 612 (2002).
    • Won an appeal reversing a judgment that barred holders of health care proxy and power of attorney from carrying out wishes expressed in the living will of their incapacitated father. The court on appeal also set aside as unwarranted the lower court’s appointment of guardians for person and property of the incapacitated person. Matter of Albert S., 286 A.D.2d 684, 730 N.Y.S.2d 128 (2d Dep’t 2001).
    • Won an appeal reversing the dismissal of a claim for tortious interference with employment relations; case favorably settled during trial. Pagliaccio v. Holborn Corp., Index No. 98-603736 (1st Dep’t 2001).
    • Won dismissal of a $40 million breach of fiduciary duty claim against our law firm client. Black v. White & Case, Index No. 96-115470 (1st Dep’t 2000).
    • Won an appeal affirming a decision that our client, a law firm, was not required to account to the estate of a deceased law firm partner because the partner did not have an equity ownership interest in the partnership. Ellis v. Abbey & Ellis, Index No. 125624/95 (1st Dep’t 2000).
    • Won an appeal requiring payments to equipment owner in a complicated equipment lease dispute. Barrier Systems, Inc. v. A.F.C. Enterprises (2d Dep’t 1999).
    • Won an appeal in the Appellate Division, First Department, concerning the construction of CPLR § 325. Decana v. J.D. Ross International, 227 A.D.2d 208 (1st Dept. 1996).
    • Won a New York Court of Appeals decision in a widely followed case upholding a law firm’s partnership agreement provision that the firm was not required to account to its former partner for goodwill. Dawson v. White & Case, 88 N.Y.2d 666, 672 N.E.2d 589 (1996).
  • New York State Court: Trial Court & Agency Level
    • On behalf of the MTA, defeated an Article 78 petition, brought by one of the MTA’s restaurant tenants at Grand Central Station, challenging MTA’s leasing practices at the Terminal.   Matter of Cent. Sta. Groceries Corp. v. Metro. Transp. Auth., 2011 NY Slip Op 30642[U] (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Mar. 17, 2011). 
    • Succeeded in vacating an ex parte temporary restraining order and defeating major brokerage house’s request for a preliminary injunction that sought to enjoin two departing brokers from soliciting their clients to their new brokerage firm in advance of a FINRA arbitration.  Morgan Stanley Smith Barney v. Massari et al., N.Y. Sup. Ct. May 12, 2011. 
    • Won dismissal of an action alleging breach of fiduciary duty and legal malpractice against former employee, after obtaining dismissal of third-party action and withdrawal of amended third-party action against same defendant in related case.Thomas B. Donovan v. Peter Schancupp, Index No. 650365/2008 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County July 14, 2009).
    • Won summary judgment dismissing hostile work environment and retaliation claims, finding that plaintiff's employer and supervisor did not condone or acquiesce in the alleged harassment and recognizing employer's legitimate business reason for changing plaintiff's work schedule. Cher Parker v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, et al., Index No, 21062/03 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Kings County, September 21, 2007).
    • Won summary judgment declaring our client to be the rightful holder of the lease to real property, rescinding a purported termination of the lease and purported transfer of the property to corporate defendant, and restoring ownership of the property to agency defendant. Boston Semiconductor Laser Inc. v. Boston Laser Inc. and Broome County Industrial Development Agency, Index No. 2006-2362 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Broome County, July 27, 2007).
    • Defeated a motion to dismiss a Swiss shareholder’s claims for conversion, breach of contract, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty brought in Binghamton, New York, defeating defendants’ arguments that Delaware was a more convenient forum. Walvek, S.A. v. Boston Laser, Inc., Index No. 2006-2003 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Broome County, February 20, 2007).
    • Won dismissal of a race discrimination claim filed by a terminated employee against his former employer. Wise v. Overland Entertainment Co., Case No. 10106620 (N.Y. State Division of Human Rights, March 5, 2006).
    • Won dismissal of an action by members of a synagogue who sought to require its board of trustees to renew the employment contract of the rabbi, on the ground that the members did not have the power to compel the board to take such action under the synagogue's constitution or New York State law. We also obtained an order invalidating a membership election that would have replaced the synagogue's officers and trustees with supporters of the rabbi. The Jewish Center for the Hamptons v. Gordon, No. 28745-05 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Suffolk County, February 6, 2006).
    • Won $115 million for our client, a vendor of bond market data, in a settlement of a claim against a global business news organization for breach of a guarantee agreement. Dow Jones & Company, Inc. v. Market Data Corporation, No. 121155/01 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County).
    • Won dismissal of a petition seeking disclosure of a computerized list of names and addresses of applicants for hunting licenses maintained by state agency. Matter of Goyer, as agent of the New York State Assembly v. N.Y. State Department of Environmental Conservation (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Albany County 2005).
    • Won a permanent injunction for a computer software company broadly prohibiting a former executive from copying, using or disclosing any confidential information and trade secrets including technical and sales information. Tradepaq Corporation v. McEvoy, Index No. 600758/2005 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County 2005).
    • Won partial summary judgment for a reinsurance broker sued by his former employer to recover damages for clients who followed the broker to a new employer. The Court dismissed claims of breach of covenant not to compete, breach of confidentiality agreement, civil conspiracy, tortious interference with prospective business relations, misappropriation of confidential information, and unfair competition. Willis Re v. Hudson, No. 604073/03 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County September 26, 2005).
    • Won an NASD arbitration for a former executive awarding him $670,000 as an unpaid discretionary bonus, confirmed by the New York Supreme Court in a significant decision defining the scope of review of arbitration awards. Banc of America Securities, LLC v. Knight, Index No. 0118889/2003, 2004 WL 1236914 (N.Y. Sup.Ct. N.Y. County May 19, 2004).
    • Won a state court non-jury trial dismissing an employer's $1.5 million claim against its former executive. Viewpoint Corp. v. Abate, Index No. 601905/01 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Aug. 4, 2003).
    • Won a $600,000 jury verdict for malpractice in the administration of psychiatric medication by a hospital. Neel v. Mt. Sinai Hospital, 389TSN/2001 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County 2001).
    • Defeated a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction representing an American distributor sued for breach of contract by a major Italian manufacturer. Rodel S.p.A. v. C. Rocca Ltd. (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County 1999).
    • Successfully prosecuted an action for conversion of estate funds by its former attorney leading to full restitution to the estate, including payment of interest and attorneys’ fees. Estate of Stuart v. Prounis (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County 1996).
  • Other Matters
    • Won interim emergency award in AAA arbitration for financial services firm preventing a former employee from working for a competitor. Mission Capital Advisors, LLC v. John B. Guy, No. 13 116 01294 13 (AAA 2013).

    • Won arbitration transferring domain name to trademark registrant. RGM Trading, LLC v. rgmtradingllc.com, FA0912001299083 (2010). 

    • Successfully represented state agency in a proceeding regarding agency’s obligation to monitor defendant asserting mental competence defense (2010).
    • Won ICDR arbitration dismissing breach of contract claim against software developer and obtaining $533,000 award on counterclaim. Independent Investor, Inc, v. Tradesim AS and Marius Kjeldahl, ICDR Case No. 50 181 T 305 07 (2009).
    • Won an order in Delaware Chancery Court appointing a trustee to liquidate a company to satisfy a $13 million debt due to our client-investors. BHKM Awosting Partners, LLC v. Bradley, Civ. Action No. 392-N (Del. Ch. Ct. 2005).
    • Won an AAA arbitration for an accounting firm, successfully claiming that two of its former partners and their new employer breached the terms of the partners’ separation agreement. After a four-day hearing, the panel awarded our client damages for breach of contract and rejected a counterclaim seeking lost profit damages. Grassi & Co., CPAs, P.C. v. Feldman Sherb & Co., P.C., No. 13 107 00367 04 (AAA 2004).
    • Defeated a motion for summary judgment seeking dismissal of claims for unpaid annual bonuses and amounts due under a deferred bonus plan. Pellish v. Barra, Inc., No. CV02-01742545 (Conn. Superior Ct. April 25, 2003).
    • Won an appeal in the Supreme Court of Delaware affirming a decision by the trial court requiring a Delaware limited partnership, in which our French Canadian client was a limited partner, to produce books and records for inspection and copying. Soleno Inc. v. Magic Sliders Inc., C.A. 17321 NC (Del. Ch. Ct.), affirmed, No. 492, 1999 (Del. Sup. Ct. 2000).
    • Won an order in the Delaware Chancery Court staying litigation against our client, a Spanish director of a Madrid-based corporation, in favor of litigation in the courts of Spain. MasTec, Inc. v. Casanova, C.A. 17624 NC (Del. Ch. Ct. 2000).
    • Defeated a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction representing a Spanish software client in a licensing dispute. Jaleo North America, LLC v. Jaleo.
    • Won an arbitration award for a German investor of damages and an award of attorneys’ fees totaling approximately $900,000. Fink v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith (NASD 1999).
    • Won an arbitration enforcing a restrictive covenant preventing competitive solicitation of accounts world-wide for two years. Kelly Pioneer v. Ken Taylor (Amer. Arb. Assoc. 1998).
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