Case Review

  • Won a $42 million jury verdict (“every dollar and every cent” requested) in federal court for hurricane damages for the developer of the tallest condominium building — from the Florida Keys to New Orleans — against a large insurance company.
  • Won a $70 million jury verdict for a rapid result medical laboratory — 24-hour turnaround — that diagnosed blood samples. Following the win, also obtained an award of attorney’s fees and costs in excess of $1 million, where the state court trial judge described his legal services at trial as “wow-man” and “brilliant”
  • For a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and former concert promoter, won a $5 million jury trial in West Palm Beach in a breach of contract, civil conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference case
  • For a Top 10 professional athlete, obtained an injunction against one of the largest sports organizations in the world that instituted a life-time ban against an athlete for alleged anti-doping violations
  • Successfully prosecuted a $60 million real estate case for a Las Vegas hotel and casino located near the Strip
  • For a NASDAQ traded company in a multimillion-dollar federal jury trial involving the sale of computer software, won a jury verdict where the jury asked the Court if they could award us more money than requested — plus attorneys’ fees, costs and interest
  • Won a sexual harassment case in the San Francisco Bay Area for a major sports figure — where a defendant was one of the largest world-wide sports organization
  • Won a multi-million dollar federal jury trial verdict about a $14 million yacht
  • Shortly after filing suit, won a real estate litigation case and set aside an under-market real estate contract resulting in a gain for the client of approximately $10 million, for one of the oldest U.S. families (Mayflower)
  • For an All-Pro professional football player, won a judgment within three (3) months of filing suit against a seller forcing the sale of multi-million dollar real property
  • Successfully represented one of the largest condominium developers in the U.S. sued by condominium association claiming damages of about $10 million (involving 25 parties) — the case was settled with the client paying “zero” and the developer recovered approximately $1 million from the general contractor.
  • Successfully defended one of the world’s largest hotel affiliates against a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by a condominium association — the plaintiff was paid zero and was required to pay the client $20,000 to settle the case
  • Within 20 minutes of the jury retiring to deliberate, won a jury verdict for an insurance company for a coverage and breach of contract case in Miami federal court
  • Successfully defended a national energy company based in California, against a lender of a multimillion-dollar credit facility, where we asserted a usury defense and the case settled with the client paying “zero”
  • In a product liability case involving a fabric manufacturing machine, where the plaintiff’s demand was approximately $2 million for the loss of use of his right arm after an accident, obtained a summary judgment for the manufacturer on the strict liability, warning label and manufacturing defect counts of the complaint
  • Won a multimillion-dollar engineering malpractice case in a three (3) week jury trial for the design of a dam in a major river — retained by Lloyd’s of London
  • In a million-dollar trial, won a jury verdict including treble damages and the jury asked the Court if they could award extra damages not even sought at trial — for punitive damages, attorneys’ fees and interest
  • Successfully defended a European client who was sued in Las Vegas in a $20 million case
  • For a major university in a nationally publicized jury trial, won the trial about the construction and design of its natural and artificial turf football fields
  • Defended one of the largest real estate developers in Las Vegas in a jury trial.
  • Defended one of the largest overnight delivery companies in the world and obtained judgments for attorneys’ fees and costs against plaintiffs alleging sick building syndrome
  • Successfully defended a $300 million intellectual property case in New York federal district court, where the plaintiff’s claims, against one of the largest auto rental companies in the nation, asserted trademark and Lanham Act violations
  • Successfully prosecuted numerous federal court actions protecting the intellectual property rights of one of the most famous Las Vegas casinos and hotels against the unlicensed use of federally registered trademarks
  • Defended one of the largest computer software and hardware companies in the world in a product liability case filed in federal district court and obtained a dismissal with prejudice of the case, without having to pay the plaintiffs
  • Defended serious charges and complaints filed by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers against an engineer and one of the largest swimming pool contractors in Florida before an Administrative Law Judge, defeating the Board on the merits and recovering attorneys fees’ against the board
  • After a request by Leadership Florida, successfully defeated a lawsuit by an Independent gubernatorial candidate seeking to become a third participant in the first televised debate for Governor of Florida scheduled between Republican candidate Charlie Crist and Democratic candidate, Jim Davis, based upon First Amendment grounds
  • Successfully defended a major nationwide trucking company from claims of sexual harassment and gender discrimination
  • Successfully represented a $300 million scaffolding services company in a lawsuit against a competitor causing a breach of employment agreements by former key employees
  • Obtained arbitration award for a major university about its soccer fields
  • Successfully prosecuted claims in federal district court, on behalf of one of the largest U.S. banks, against a commercial borrower and defended against a lender liability counterclaim, where the amount in controversy was in excess of $10 million
  • Successfully represented one of the largest overnight companies in the world in a dispute with a general contractor over the construction of a major distribution center
  • Represented one of the largest computer companies in the world in a dispute with a general contractor over the construction of an energy source for information systems