Banking and Financial Services
Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration
Intellectual Property and Technology
- Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2001) Member, Law Review
- University of Maryland, B.A., cum laude (1998) Phi Beta Kappa
- New Jersey
- New York
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Anti-money laundering investigation
Assisted in an extensive anti-money laundering investigation, and handled inquiries from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Internal Revenue Service, on behalf of a major broker-dealer whose customer was indicted by a federal grand jury for alleged money laundering.
Won arbitration award for brokerage firm
Won a several hundred thousand dollar arbitration award for a brokerage firm, representing the full amount owed under an employee loan plus interest, and obtained a complete dismissal of all employment-related counterclaims.
Defeated preliminary injunction application
Defeated preliminary injunction application, obtained summary judgment and prevailed on appeal on behalf of a pharmaceutical company in a multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging misappropriation of trade secrets.
Obtained complete dismissal of claims against bank
Obtained complete dismissal of a series of claims against a bank seeking tens of millions of dollars in connection with alleged improper lending practices.
Favorably resolved contract and zoning litigations
Favorably resolved a series of contract and zoning litigations for an international real estate company stemming from its development plans for a 300+ acre property.
Obtained dismissal with prejudice
Obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims for breach of fiduciary duty and personal surcharge that had been asserted against the trustee of a $60+ million trust.
Recovered $10 million claim
Recovered for our client the entirety of a $10 million plus claim in a federal civil forfeiture action involving loan collateral that had been blocked by the Office of Foreign Asset Control and seized by the U.S. Government based on alleged wire fraud crimes.
Secured summary judgment for financial services firm
Secured summary judgment for a financial services firm and obtained a complete dismissal of a $1+ million federal lawsuit alleging breach of a services contract.