Serve as outside general counsel to digital media company with approximately $35 Million in annual revenues, managing legal budget, processes, and outsourcing, and assessing the impact of legal risks on primary business objectives.
Serve as outside general counsel to marketing and advertising agency with approximately $50 Million in annual revenues. Develop a process-based approach to resolve pending disputes and minimize legal risks to current and future business.
Recovered $41 Million in securities fraud action against Brazilian mobile phone carrier that misled investors about the long-term viability and profitability of its South American expansion and technological upgrade efforts.*
Recovered $15 Million for in securities fraud action asserting claims against clinical-stage pharmaceutical developer for false statements about the success of Phase 2b clinical trials and likelihood of FDA approval.*
Defended investor in closely-held real estate LLC against claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, conversion (and in asserting relevant cross-claims) after co-investor refused to participate in management or otherwise cooperate in corporate governance. Resolved claims on highly favorable terms, recovering significant profits from LLC assets.*
Defended executive officer of bio-tech start-up against breach of fiduciary duty and related claims. Successfully defeated motion to attach client’s personal and family property, paving the way for a favorable resolution of all claims.*
Successfully obtained nearly $500,000 in monetary sanctions on behalf of a closely held sports and lifestyle company defending claims of defamation and unfair competition,in California state court, resulting in voluntary dismissal of all claims against it.*
Successfully obtained terminating sanctions and $4 Million in monetary sanctions on behalf of sports and lifestyle company pursuing defamation claims against competitor in Federal court litigation.*