Business/Strategic Alliance – “deal mediation” for non-litigation dispute over failed strategic alliance.
Business Torts – 5-figure dispute between real estate brokerage firms….6-figure dispute between insurance benefit plan specialist and former employer.
Construction – 6-figure dispute between state agency/owner and prime contractor and surety and between prime contractor and six subcontractors involving claims of defective construction…..6-figure dispute between municipality and contractor concerning contractor’s claims for extra work on road project.....5-figure dispute between contractor and owner concerning contractor’s performance of home remodeling contract.
Distributor Termination – 6-figure disputes (claims and counterclaims) between manufacturer and distributor arising from manufacturer’s termination of distributor.
Employment Discrimination – Variety of 5- and 6-figure employer/employee disputes concerning sex, race and other discrimination claims arising out of employment relationship or termination, including claims involving EEOC as plaintiff or intervenor; dispute between plaintiffs in gender discrimination case involving payment of mid- 7-figure judgment by solvent and insolvent sureties, defendant and guarantors of surety bond.
Fishing Rights – 6-figure dispute between fishermen concerning Alaska fishery “quota shares” arising from sale of fishing vessel and associated fishing rights.
Intellectual Property – several 5- and 6-figure trademark or copyright infringement cases…..6-figure patent infringement dispute between established high technology company and start-up company owned by former employees of established company (color printers).....copyright dispute concerning rights to publish photographs.....7-figure dispute between patent licensor and licensee concerning high technology development/license agreement (wireless communications).....numerous software counterfeit/piracy cases.
Labor – Work jurisdiction dispute involving two craft unions, building trades council bargaining agent and school district employer.
Professional Fees – 6-figure dispute between executive search firm and public utility concerning executive search fee.....6-figure dispute between law firm and former client concerning law firm’s claim for professional fee…..6-figure dispute between client and architect involving architect’s fees.
Real Estate – 7-figure dispute between municipality and municipal power utility and landowner concerning landowner’s claims for a cross-canal bridge under early 1900s deed and associated claims for flooding damage.....6-figure dispute between residential buyer, seller and real estate broker over Form 17 disclosures…..boundary line dispute among seller, buyer, adjacent landowner, realty company.....real estate development dispute between joint venture partners.....6-figure dispute between private utility and developer concerning utility’s termination of development agreement.....5-figure commercial lease dispute.
Securities – numerous 5- and 6-figure customer/broker disputes.
Trade Secrets – Variety of disputes between employers and former employees and/or their new employers, including disputes among NASD broker-dealers.
UCC Breach of Warranty – 7-figure dispute between contractor and tunneling machine manufacturer.
General Business & Commercial – Variety of disputes involving vendors and customers, landlords and tenants, disputing business principals, and others.
Private and AAA- and FINRA-administered mediations and negotiations