PRACTICESArt, Media and Entertainment Law
Banking and Financial Services
- New York University School of Law, J.D. (1983)
- Fordham University, B.A., summa cum laude (1980)
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Triffin v. J.P. Morgan Chase
Appellate Division affirmance of a dismissal on forum non conveniens grounds because the underlying transaction had no connection with New Jersey
NXIVM Corporation v. The Ross Institute et. al.
Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmance of a Federal District Court decision protecting the secondary use of copyrighted materials.
Alan R. Kidd v. Trans Union and Collegiate Funding Services
Summary judgment dismissing a claim for failure to file within the two-year statute of limitations contained in the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Prima v. Darden Restaurants
Federal District Court decision recognizing an inheritable right of publicity for the voice of Louis Prima, a famous deceased singer/entertainer.
City Check Cashing, Inc. v. Jul-Ame Const.
New Jersey Supreme Court decision recognizing limitations on the potential liability of a bank to non-customers for dishonoring checks drawn on the bank.
Loatman v. United Jersey Bank
Putative class action involving a challenge by plaintiffs to the bank’s placement of collateral protection insurance.
Convergence Group PLC v. Broadview Associates LLC
Dismissal of complaint on the grounds of forum non conveniens on behalf of a British client sued in New Jersey State court.
Porky Products, Inc. v Nippon Express U.S.A., Inc.
Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmance of a summary judgment concerning the non-negotiability of bills of lading.
FDIC v. Furnace Brook Associates
Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a dispute over priority of mortgages.
Joseph Montoro d/b/a Imagine That v. The Penwell Publishing Company
Dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint for lack of personal jurisdiction under the “effects” test.
BP Chemicals Limited v. Eastman Kodak Company
Federal Court transfer of venue for a patent infringement action brought against Eastman Kodak.
Carteret v. Shushan et. al.
Third Circuit opinions addressing Writ of Mandamus, relating to personal jurisdiction and transfer of venue
Teichman v. Teichman
New Jersey Superior Court decision granting summary judgment in favor of bank on an issue of first impression involving New Jersey’s Revised Durable Power of Attorney Act.
Momentive v. Carbone Lorraine
Federal District Court dismissal of numerous counts of complaints under statute of limitations grounds
Millennium Import, LLC v. Reed Smith LLP
Obtained reversal before New York Appellate Division of New York Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss client’s third-party claims for lack of personal jurisdiction
Friedfertig Family Partnership v. Loftburg
Federal court dismissal of all claims on motion to dismiss on behalf of former officer of company sued by company shareholders
Custom Travel Incentives & Promotions, Inc. v. TD Bank North
New Jersey Superior Court decision, granting bank’s motion for an involuntary dismissal at trial of the plaintiff’s claim of conversion under the Uniform Commercial Code.
The Estate of Francis P. Kennedy v. Stuart A. Rosenblatt
New Jersey Appellate Division decision affirming the Trial Court’s Order dismissing the complaint with prejudice.