PRACTICESBroker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration
Intellectual Property and Technology
Banking and Financial Services
- New York University School of Law, J.D. (1989)
- Amherst College, B.A., cum laude (1985)
- University of Nairobi (1984)
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court, New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
- U.S. Tax Court
Won a multimillion-dollar judgment for a bank
Won a multimillion-dollar judgment for a bank following a federal court trial and obtained complete dismissal of all lender liability counterclaims that had been asserted against the client.
Obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims
Obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims for breach of fiduciary duty and personal surcharge that had been asserted against our client, a trustee of a $60+ million trust.
Recovered the entirety of a $10 million-plus 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.
Assisted in extensive 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.
Successfully resolved a multimillion-dollar “fair value” appraisal action
Successfully resolved a multimillion-dollar “fair value” appraisal action brought in chancery court by the dissenting shareholders of a larger manufacturer following a corporate merger.
Obtained arbitration ruling in favor of Asian conglomerate
Obtained arbitration ruling completely in favor of U.S. subsidiary of Asian conglomerate in a post-acquisition purchase price dispute, resulting in full adjustment in favor of the client.
Resolved numerous claims brought against broker-dealer client
Resolved numerous claims brought against broker-dealer client involving the sale of structured products and preferred shares issued by Lehman Brothers.