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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Defense Verdict in Disability Discrimination Trial
Represented UnumProvident Corporation, a leading benefits provider worldwide, in a lawsuit in which the plaintiff claimed that he was discriminated more
Right of Publicity litigation on behalf of Russian comedian
Represented Russian comedian, Evgeni Petrosyan, against satellite television broadcaster for unlicensed use of image in advertising campaign; secured more
Employee benefits advice for one of the nation's largest providers of telephone and broadband services
Advised one of the nation's largest providers of telephone and broadband services with respect to compensation and employee benefit plan issues in a more
Counsel to the State of South Carolina Regarding Interstate Port Development Treaty
Represented the State of South Carolina in connection with the execution of a historic bi-state agreement with the State of Georgia providing for the more