Served as lead national counsel (through local counsel) in a case alleging fraud based on the manner in which a lender was disclosed on a Good Faith Estimate and a broker arrangement adding fees to the loan. The defense successfully removed the action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1331, 1441 and 1446 under the doctrines of complete federal preemption, substantial federal question, and artful pleading and thereafter obtained dismissal of the case on the grounds that the fraud claim was preempted by HOLA, its accompanying regulations, and TILA. Down v. Flagstar Bank, F.S.B., No. 3:10-CV-847, 2011 WL 1326961 (E.D. Va. Apr. 4, 2011).

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Trade secret litigation for provider of video services
Successfully obtained summary judgment for provider of video services to horse racing association stating that its retention of union work force and more
Health and welfare plans and 401(k) plan compliance advice for a distributor of industrial control products and programmable logic controllers
Advise a direct seller of automation and industrial control products in connection with federal laws impacting health and welfare plans and with more
Intellectual property counseling for Smith & Nephew
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Smith & Nephew, an industry leader in the development of advanced medical devices and more
In re NII Holdings
Represented creditors committee for NII Holdings Inc. (f.k.a. Nextel International) in connection with restructuring of more than $2 more