Representative Bankruptcy Court Matters

  • Representation of senior living company as Chapter 11 debtor in case resulting in confirmed plan providing for US$360 million going concern sale of assets and restructure of US$2 billion in debt
  • Representation of national retailer as Chapter 11 debtor in case resulting in successful going concern sale of assets
  • Representation of international telecommunications company as Chapter 11 debtor in litigation involving disputed claims of governmental entities totaling more than US$400 million
  • Representation of national educational services company as involuntary debtor in securing dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy petition and achieving comprehensive settlement with creditors and other stakeholders
  • Representation of successful purchaser in contested bankruptcy sale of portfolio of intellectual property valued at US$80 million
  • Representation of successful purchaser in US$40 million bankruptcy sale of biotechnology assets
  • Representation of asset purchaser in successful defense, following a three-week trial, of post-sale claims asserted by Chapter 11 creditors' committee seeking to challenge sale on grounds of fraud
  • Representation of a committee of trade vendors in litigation of more than 600 adversary proceedings involving complex reclamation and avoidance issues
  • Representation of surety with US$1.2 billion secured claim in Chapter 11 case of international construction company
  • Representation of pension fund with US$150 million secured claim in litigation matters arising in Chapter 11 case of national real estate developer
  • Representation of lender group with US$100 million secured claim in Chapter 11 case of national manufacturing company
  • Representation of state agencies in litigation and comprehensive settlement of US$120 million claim asserted by debtor in Chapter 11 case of international construction company
  • Representation of insurer in litigation involving disputed ownership of thousands of mortgage loan assets in connection with Chapter 11 case of national mortgage lender
  • Representation of landlord group in complex litigation relating to sale of leases and designation rights in connection with Chapter 11 case of national retailer
  • Representation of national credit card issuer in successful effort to secure appointment of Chapter 11 trustee to investigate claims of self-dealing against directors and officers of financial services companies
  • Representation of directors in successful defense of US$30 million claims for breach of fiduciary duty and corporate waste

Representative Federal and State Court Litigation Matters

  • Representation of national real estate developers in obtaining defense jury verdict in US$35 million federal court lawsuit involving claims for fraud and other business torts relating to loss of business
  • Representation of private equity firm in obtaining defense judgment at trial of US$15 million dollar state court lawsuit involving complex issues relating to use of telecommunications facility
  • Representation of national financial institution in securing dismissal of all claims after opening statement in state court jury trial of US$40 million dollar lender liability lawsuit relating to borrower's failed business venture
  • Representation of international insurance company in litigation before multiple courts involving $800 million claim
  • Representation of national financial institution in securing dismissal of multimillion-dollar lender liability claims relating to refusal to fund advances requested by borrower
  • Representation of international lender in comprehensive settlement of multimillion-dollar lender liability litigation pending in various United States and foreign courts
  • Representation of second lien lender in multimillion-dollar litigation with first lien lender under a complex intercreditor agreement
  • Representation of national real estate developers in successful defense at trial of multimillion-dollar federal court lawsuit involving various contract and business tort claims relating to alleged wrongful takeover of property
  • Representation of public health and retirement company in obtaining defense jury verdict in state court lawsuit involving various business tort claims relating to disputed ownership of multimillion-dollar assets