Representative engagements include:

  • Successfully defending a manufacturing company against all claims for damages in a multi-party ICC arbitration concerning claims for hundreds of millions of dollars
  • Defending an energy-from-waste company in a qui tam action under the New York State False Claims Act
  • Representing a company in a purchase price adjustment arbitration concerning the sale of a renewable energy company
  • Obtaining, in an AAA arbitration, an award for damages for improper termination of a manufacturing contract
  • Defending a manufacturing company in an international arbitration against a claim for over 50 million dollars in damages from delay in delivery
  • Defending a US multinational corporation in an ICC arbitration against a claim for rescission of a fully performed contract worth more than 100 million Euros
  • Defending a hedge fund founder in a jury trial of a breach of contract action in the New York State Commercial Division
  • Defending a reinsurance broker in a New York state action for contribution and indemnification
  • Representing a music publishing company bringing claims for copyright infringement against an internet download service
  • Defending a manufacturer of aircraft components in a federal court action against claims including breach of contract and gross negligence
  • Representing both a manufacturing company and an insurance company in an SEC and CFTC receivership action involving the distribution of hundreds of millions of dollars
  • Assisting a company conduct a comprehensive global review of its compliance policies and system
  • Winning dismissal of a putative class action concerning compliance with FACTA
  • Representing four different foreign companies in FINRA arbitrations and related federal court actions for securities fraud arising out of the sale of auction rate securities

Pro bono engagements include:

  • Obtaining a settlement for a New York City man repeatedly arrested on an invalid warrant
  • Representing an immigrant in a Second Circuit petition for review of the denial of asylum and withholding of removal
  • Winning political asylum and then permanent resident status for mother and son refugees from El Salvador and witholding of removal for refugee from Nepal
  • Representing a New York State prisoner in a jury trial in the Southern District of New York on his section 1983 claim of deliberate indifference to serious medical needs
  • Drafting a petition for certiorari for a defendant convicted of terrorism charges
  • Winning a finding, after a bench trial, that New York State was in contempt of a consent decree requiring provision of adequate medical care at Green Haven prison and subsequently securing a settlement for a former New York State prison inmate for failure of prison to provide adequate treatment
  • Representing an individual convicted of drug charges at his federal court sentencing