Brokered an advantageous settlement agreement for Washington University in St. Louis in a complex copyright infringement action. The case involved the University's acquisition of a film and media archive in 2001 consisting of various documentary film materials that were collected by the late Henry Hampton, the documentary filmmaker famous for his critically acclaimed television series on civil rights in America, "Eyes on the Prize." Six years after acquiring and housing the archive materials in the University's Film and Media Archive, the late Henry Hampton's media company sued the University in Boston, Massachusetts for copyright infringement, conversion and various other claims based on the University's possession and use of the archive. We immediately filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit and entered into settlement discussions that raised nuanced and novel questions of copyright law.

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NPDES permit challenge counsel to Cauley Creek Water Reclamation LLC
Represented Cauley Creek Water Reclamation LLC in negotiation of a settlement agreement with numerous citizen-activists regarding the challenge of a more
Assisted real estate developer in the assemblage and acquisition of a downtown Raleigh site for future urban high-rise mixed use project
Assisted real estate developer in the acquisition of a site in downtown Raleigh that will one day be home to an urban mixed use public-private more
Wage-Hour class action for major bottled water company
Represented a major beverage company in a state-wide class action contending that our client's 800+ route salespeople were not exempt from the more
Mutual to stock conversion and IPO of American Financial Holdings Inc.
Represented American Savings Bank in its mutual-to-stock conversion and the related $267.3 million initial public offering by its newly formed more