Represented a Law firm and some of their individual partners as Co-lead counsel in a two-plus week jury trial and secured a complete defense verdict for our client.
Represented the Clerk of the Circuit Court in a consumer class action lawsuit over interest retained on eminent domain deposits. Handled discovery, motions hearing and procured a stay of the case pending the outcome of a related matter. Worked on appeal in related case, appeared as amicus and filed brief.
Defense of a law firm in action out of adverse outcome in patent litigation. Summary judgment for law firm affirmed on appeal under the doctrine of judgmental immunity. Law firm achieved an attorneys’ fee award settlement.
Local counsel for a defendant in a class action lawsuit against a self-storage unit operator, asserting claims under Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), as well as claims for breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and unconscionability, all arising from an alleged kickback tenant insurance scheme. Prevailed on seven of eight counts at summary judgment. The suit settled favorably two days before trial.
Represented a wireless carrier in a consumer class action lawsuit asserting claims over provider’s alleged practice of unilaterally changing customer rate plans. Conducted non-jury evidentiary hearing, in which court upheld arbitration clause and class action waiver in arbitration agreement. Handled the appeal, including briefing and oral argument. Trial court decision was affirmed on appeal.
Representation of a law firm in action by investors in misrepresentations in offering memorandum. Trial court dismissal affirmed on appeal. Law firm achieved an attorneys’ fee award settlement.
Representation of a law firm in action alleging bad advice over defending a claim in a foreign country. Summary judgment for law firm affirmed on appeal.
Represented a wireless carrier in a consumer class action claim over billing for incomplete calls. Handled non-jury evidentiary hearing, after which trial court denied class certification. Handled appeal, including briefing and oral argument, after which the appellate court affirmed.
Representation of a law firm in plus $15 million claim for mishandling wrongful death action. Case dismissed at trial court level, affirmed on appeal for lack of standing by court appointed receiver. Attorneys’ fees claim pending.
Represented the Clerk of Circuit Court, in his capacity as Chief Financial Officer, in an appeal for declaratory and injunctive relief concerning audit responsibilities. Trial court summary judgment against Clerk reversed on appeal. Supreme Court declined jurisdiction, after briefing and oral argument. Appellate court opinion in favor of Clerk upheld.
Represented a wireless carrier. Court order denying class certification. Upheld on appeal.
Local counsel for a defendant in a class action lawsuit under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act. The other side was seeking to recover millions of dollars in damages. The suit settled for a nominal fee after we filed a motion to dismiss the claim.