Significant Litigation Experience

  • Obtained dismissal of claims brought in federal court in New York against a UK-based global bank arising out of a dispute relating to the construction and operation of a Tanzanian power plant
  • Obtained dismissal of claims brought in federal court in Louisiana against a UK-based global bank arising out of the collapse of the Fletcher Funds
  • Obtained an anti-suit injunction on behalf of an Australian investment bank barring a party opponent from prosecuting a Mexican lawsuit against clients relating to a Mexico infrastructure fund
  • Successfully represented the Canadian Creditors Committee in the cross-border Nortel Networks bankruptcy allocation trial, securing a landmark judgment ordering modified pro rata allocation
  • Representing Canadian entities in an action brought in federal court by the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau arising out of alleged activities in the payday lending industry
  • Represented a leading financial services firm in defense of a consumer fraud lawsuit brought by the New York Attorney General and in response to investigations and regulatory inquiries by the DOJ, various State Attorneys General (including New York Martin Act investigations), the OTS and Congressional committees