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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$8 billion merger for a publicly traded North American paper and forestry product company
Lead U.S. environmental counsel in $8 billion merger of two major, publicly traded North American paper and forestry product companies. more
Insurance litigation for largest U.S. privately-owned apparel company
Represented the largest privately-owned apparel company in the United States, in an environmental coverage case arising out of former dry-cleaning more
Social media policies for an international financial services company
Developed social media and privacy policies for international financial holding company and its banking and non-banking subsidiaries. more
Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP v. The Procter & Gamble Company
Represented Georgia-Pacific in false advertising litigation against major competitor. Successfully settled prior to preliminary injunction more