We represent the former parent of a bankrupt, former subsidiary, in connection with disputes with the former subsidiary's general liability insurance carrier regarding whether or not our client must assume responsibility for paying the $5 million self-insured retention regarding civil liability claims against the former subsidiary that had been discharged by as a result the former subsidiary's Chapter XI bankruptcy. In accordance with a separate settlement between the carrier and the subsidiary, the carrier assumed the defense of the underlying claims, agreeing in effect with the claimants that the bankruptcy of the insured subsidiary had not discharged the carrier's obligation to pay insured claims, even though 100% of the first $5 million of very claim was self-insured by the bankrupt company. The carrier then took the position that our client, also a named insured under the policies insuring the former subsidiary, had agreed in a separate Payment Agreement effectively to guarantee the obligations of the subsidiary to pay the SIR. When our client refused to reimburse the costs incurred by the carrier in defending the pre-bankruptcy claims against the former subsidiary, the carrier drew down a letter of credit place by our client to obtain reimbursement of the carrier's costs and then successfully moved to compel arbitration of the Payment Agreement dispute. The arbitration is pending.

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Largest proposed OSHA fine in North Carolina history for HoltraChem Manufacturing Company
Represented the HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. in the largest Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fine in North Carolina history. more
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Represented leading global investor and developer of quality real estate on a multi-billion refinancing of its property fund. more
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The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Cox Communications, which was accused of infringing a competitor’s patents relating to more
adidas America v. Nike Inc.
The firm represented adidas AG in a successful petition for inter partes review ("IPR") of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,011 assigned to Nike, Inc. more