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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Getty Properties Corp. v. Parmar
Represented Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. in a case where a franchisee of the client was terminated he began using the Getty name in connection with more
Private equity advice for an i-gaming software development and system supply company
Represented a software development and system supply company in the i-gaming industry as sellers and the target company in connection with a private more
Securitization funding conduit in connection with $100M trade receivables securitization facility and letter of credit facility for commercial finance company
Representation of commercial finance company and its related securitization funding conduit (and issuer of agency rated commercial paper) in more
Acquisition of a troubled financial institution
Advised a private equity group in connection with its acquisition of a troubled financial institution and related tender offer for trust preferred more