Litigation

  • BG Group plc v. Republic of Argentina, No. 11-7021 (DC) and No. 12-138 (US Supreme Court) Represented Republic of Argentina before the DC Court of Appeals in successful effort to overturn arbitral award arising under the UK-Argentina Bilateral Investment Treaty, and in opposition to BG Group plc's appeal to the US Supreme Court
  • In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, No. 12-md- 02311-MOB- MKM (E.D. Mich.) Represented defendant group NSK in nine separate litigations in antitrust class action multi-district litigation
  • In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, No. M 07-1827 SI (N.D. Cal.) Represented defendant LG Display in antitrust class action multidistrict litigation
  • Yukos Capital S.a.r.l. v. OAO Samaraneftegaz, No. 1:10-cv- 06147-PAC (S.D.N.Y.) and 13-3357- cv (2d Cir.) Represented Russian oil company OAO Samaraneftegaz in proceedings brought to enforce ICC arbitral award in the Southern District of New York and in subsequent appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Yukos Capital S.a.r.l. v. OAO Tomskneft VNK, 2013 34 MCA (Irish High Court) Successfully represented Russian oil company OAO Tomskneft VNK in defense against enforcement of arbitral award
  • Ashford v. East Coast Express Eviction et al., No. 1:06-cv- 01561-RJL (D.D.C.) Represented class of homeless and formerly homeless individuals hired below the minimum wage, including obtaining settlements with three defendants and default judgments against others
  • United States v. Wheeler, No. 1:11-cr- 00151-ESH (D.D.C.) Represented criminal defendant charged with Medicaid fraud in four-day jury trial

Arbitration

  • Hulley Enterprises Ltd. (Cyprus) v. The Russian Federation, UNCITRAL, PCA Case No. AA 226: Represented Russian Federation in $114 billion treaty arbitration, brought by former shareholders of bankrupt Yukos Oil Company
  • Represented foreign government in confidential treaty arbitration relating to alleged violations of international law
  • Represented foreign private equity fund in confidential ICC arbitration and subsequent mediation relating to post-closing adjustment dispute

Investigations

  • Represented multinational bank in investigation by US Department of Justice into alleged fraudulent and anticompetitive conduct in foreign exchange business
  • Represented appliance manufacturer in investigation by US Department of Justice into alleged anticompetitive conduct
  • Represented multinational bank in its internal investigation of front running allegations
  • Represented training hospital in its internal investigation of potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations