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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Restructuring of CMBS trusts and related portfolios
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a private equity firm in connection with restructurings of CMBS trusts and related portfolios. more
Finance transaction for a leading European financial services company
Represented a leading European financial services company in connection with a €140 million sale and lease back connected to a Swedish power more
Regulatory and compliance matters for Waffle House
Assisted Waffle House with ongoing federal and state regulatory and compliance matters. more
Energy advice to a Swedish governmental body
Represented a Swedish governmental body on regulation of use of electricity grid.  The firm also negotiated with several industrial partners, more