Recent Representations Include:

Criminal and Investigatory Experience

  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in conducting an independent investigation into operational disruptions at JFK International Airport and issuing related public report
  • A construction company executive charged in the Southern District of New York with bribery and public corruption offenses
  • The audit committee of a publicly-traded telecommunications company in connection with criminal and civil Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations and a related internal investigation
  • A global pharmaceutical company in connection with its investigation into a former employee's allegations that his termination constituted retaliatory action
  • A global media company in a multi-jurisdictional investigation into corruption within international soccer

Commercial and Business Litigation

  • A leading D&O insurer in a jury trial in the Eastern District of New York defending against claims brought by director of publicly-traded technology company, resulting in complete defense verdict, which was affirmed on subsequent appeal before US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • An international media network defending against defamation claims
  • A global clothing retailer in a breach of contract dispute in the Southern District of New York
  • Insurance companies in litigations and arbitrations in multiple jurisdictions relating to a workers compensation profit-sharing program
  • A coal and petroleum provider and its officers in an adversary proceeding filed in the Southern District of West Virginia
  • A Canadian soil remediation company in an action brought by a US prime contractor arising from alleged bid-rigging activities at a superfund site in New Jersey
  • A former executive in employment dispute involving allegations of cyber piracy under the Lanham Act
  • A multilateral financial institution concentrating on Latin America in an action to recover US$7.5 million from a US company pursuant to the terms of a guaranty

Real Estate and Foreclosure Litigation

  • Major national bank and special servicer defendants in lender liability claims arising from leasehold mortgage for US$27 million loan in New York Supreme Court, New York County
  • Lender, special servicer plaintiff and special-purpose entity in foreclosure action on a US$16 million loan in New York Supreme Court, Nassau County