Successfully defending a $600 million hedge fund in a series of ongoing contractual dispute with a disgruntled former investor group in several state and federal courts.

Obtaining a judgment in the full amount claimed for our client, a multibillion-dollar private equity fund, against a business buyer who refused to complete payment of a $300 million obligation.

Developing conflict avoidance strategies and alternative dispute resolution policies (including mediation and arbitration) for a nationally known money manager.

 
 

The founder of a successful new media company was wrongfully deprived of $6 million in stock when he left the company.  After we successfully defended a motion to dismiss his breach of contract case, our client received a full cash payment for his shares.

Our client made a significant investment in a patented technology, only to have a group of competing investors claim to own the core software.  After an emergency hearing, the court permanently enjoined the competitors from using the technology and awarded our client more than $1 million in costs.

We represented one of two owners of a multinational manufacturing business in a “business divorce.”  We were able to reduce our adversary’s demand for a buyout from $7 million to zero through the use of strategic litigation and discovery.

 

We represented the largest video game distributor in the world in a contract dispute with its local manufacturer and obtained a seven-figure judgment before trial for our client.

After producing a hit tribute show on Broadway and in London’s West End, our client was sued by his former partners.  We defended the case aggressively and obtained a full and voluntary release of all claims, including the forgiveness of our client’s large and undisputed debt, weeks after completing pretrial discovery.

Our client was accused of breaching a material provision in its contract to sell a group of television stations.  We filed a preemptive lawsuit in state court, in which the purchasers not only released all potential claims, but reimbursed our client’s legal fees.

Our client, the star of a network television show, was sued by a former manager for allegedly unpaid commissions.  The case was dismissed in its entirety on our initial motion.

 
 

We acted as general counsel to the cable TV production subsidiary of a major Hollywood studio, including the negotiation and drafting of all material agreements relating to the production and distribution of original programming.

Our London-based client produces and presents live stage shows throughout the world, in addition to owning and operating two major theaters in the US.  As general counsel, we advise the company on a variety of production, business and other legal issues.

We have been production counsel for more than 100 Broadway, Off-Broadway and touring shows in the US, UK and elsewhere around the world.  We have also acted as general counsel to the largest independent producer of musical theater in the US and several prominent Off-Broadway theater companies.