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Complex Civil Litigation

We represent plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil cases.  As seasoned trial lawyers, we approach each civil dispute with a strategy built around how to win the case at trial.  Where possible, we use this approach to assist in reaching better negotiated solutions.  We also have substantial experience in handling civil litigation that runs parallel to government enforcement cases.

Representative Matters

  • We represent RKA Film Financing, LLC in its legal malpractice action against Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Howard Schickler in New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division. The case is in discovery.  A copy of the complaint may be found here: RKA – Summons Complaint
  • We represented the co-founder of a private equity firm in an ownership dispute, in which our client was locked out and purportedly terminated for cause. After being engaged, we acted quickly to protect our client’s rights.  The dispute was settled shortly before initiating litigation.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS AT PRIOR FIRMS

  • A defendant pharmaceutical company in federal MDL litigation involving two state jury trials resulting in complete defense verdicts
  • A global financial services company in a two-month federal civil trial involving breach of contract and fraud claims resulting in a complete defense verdict
  • A hedge fund in a series of lawsuits and arbitrations brought by, and initiated against, former investors
  • The CEO of a major financial institution in a securities fraud class action
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