Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Website related acquisitions and licensing for major media network
Represented major U.S. media network in numerous acquisitions and licensing of hardware, software and content to design, develop, host and operate more
Strategic alliance negotiations between Internet hosting company and a leading telecommunications company
Represented Internet hosting company in negotiation of strategic alliance with a leading telecommunications company. more
Sale of assets of Dan River, Inc.
The firm represented Dan River, Inc., a Virginia-based textile manufacturer, in the $19 million sale of its assets. more
Employee benefits for Acuity Brands Inc. subsidiary spin off
Advised Acuity Brands Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures, with respect to executive compensation and employee benefit more