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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Antitrust review of merger between pharmaceutical companies
Represented a pharmaceutical company before FTC regarding antitrust review of merger with another pharmaceutical company and negotiation of consent more
Catastrophic injury litigation
Successfully represented the widow and teenaged daughter of a man killed three days after Christmas by a drunk driver on an interstate.  The victim more
Gardner Pie Co. v. Mrs. Smith's Bakeries, Inc.
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Mrs. Smith's Bakeries, a subsidiary of Flowers Foods, a leading producer of packaged bakery foods, in a patent more
Executive benefits structure for a Fortune 500 fast food operator
Prepared provisions for qualified and non-qualified plans to implement a benefits structure for executives transferring between international and more