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Favorable jury verdict in insurance coverage action
Represented ABT Building Products Corp. and ABT Co. Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of building materials in North America, and working more Featured
Insurance coverage litigation for large pharmaceutical outsourcing company
Represented the largest outsourcing company for the pharmaceutical industry, in connection with a claim against its carrier arising out of a more Featured
Insurance recovery for flood losses in Portugal
Lead counsel for defense contractor on claim under a builders risk/property policy for flood damage that shut down construction and significantly more Featured
Recovery of defense costs and indemnity for former owners/ operators of a chemical manufacturing National Priority List site
The firm served as lead counsel representing the former limited partners of a now-dissolved limited partnership that formerly owned and operated a more Featured
Insurance litigation for a construction joint venture
Represented a construction joint venture that served as the construction manager for a convention center, in a series of claims arising out of an more Featured
Insurance recovery for Hurricane Harvey losses
Claims advocacy and coverage advise for one of the country’s largest cement manufacturers regarding substantial business interruption and property more Featured
Insurance recovery for flood and fire losses
Represented major television networks regarding certain television production-related issues including coverage for lost production due to floods more Featured
Insurance recovery for Texas hail storm claim
Secured insurance coverage for major debt collection company in connection property damage caused to a number of its Texas facilities as a result of more Featured
Insurance recovery for tornado losses
Assisted DVD distribution center in connection with property damage and business interruption losses resulting from a tornado in Ohio. more Featured
Bad faith claims counsel for large grocery chain *
Successfully represented a large grocery chain in a bad faith suit to secure benefits under its commercial general liability policy for the cost of more Featured
Insurance recovery for luxury apparel company's Superstorm Sandy losses
Assist high-end retailer with insurance recovery for property damage and other losses caused by Superstorm Sandy. more Featured
Insurance litigation for leading defense contractor regarding property damage and business interruption losses *
Lead counsel for defense contractor in coverage dispute involving catastrophic hurricane losses. more Featured
Environmental coverage litigation for a major electrical equipment manufacturer *
Represented a major electrical equipment manufacturer in environmental coverage litigation. more Featured
Insurance coverage litigation for major flavoring manufacturer to recover cyclone losses *
Lead counsel for flavoring manufacturer in litigation seeking coverage for property damage, business interruption, and extra expense losses resulting  more Featured
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
Multi-state product liability claims
The firm served as lead counsel in representing Interface Flooring Systems, Inc. and affiliated entities (Interface), the world’s leading producer of  more
Public procurement for Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd.
Represented Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd., a Swedish rail company and an international contractor, in a dispute regarding the procurement of a rail more
Products completed operations hazard coverage for water intrusion damage caused by negligent installation of windows
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in repairing water intrusion damage to windows more
Atlanta National League Baseball Club Inc. v. Hartford Life Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel in representing the Atlanta Braves in its effort to recover benefits under a disability insurance policy compensating  more
Indemnity and insurance claims for the costs of remediating environmental contamination
The firm served as lead counsel for Raytheon Engineers & Constructors, Inc. in litigation brought by the owner of an experimental solvent refined  more
Insurance coverage litigation for a government contractor regarding losses resulting from Hurricane Katrina
The firm represented a government contractor in litigation, successfully settled, regarding coverage for catastrophic property damage and business more
Insurance coverage litigation for Formosa Plastics Corporation for explosion and fire loss
The firm served as lead counsel for Formosa Plastics Corporation in litigation regarding coverage for property damage and other losses suffered at more
International arbitration counsel for multinational consumer products corporation in major insurance recovery actions
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a major multinational corporation headquartered in Switzerland in two related international more
Legal counsel to City of Atlanta for environmental matters including resolution of citizen’s suit
The firm served as lead counsel to City of Atlanta regarding National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) permitting and enforcement more
Wrongful termination of multi-year workers' compensation insurance program
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation alleging breach of a contract to provide three years of “guaranteed cost” workers compensation more
Defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims and pursuit of insurance coverage for directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds
Defended former directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds against breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other more
Settlement of a major title insurance claim for a 54 acre development project
Served as lead counsel representing the developer of a high profile, 54 acre project in a major title insurance claim arising out of an easement more
Priority of other insurance coverage for death and bodily injury following a refinery explosion
After the trial court ruled on summary judgment that Citgo, as an "additional insured" under our client’s GLC policy, could obtain $5 million in more
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm against the owner on claims arising from the construction of a $100 million plus kosher food more
Acquisition by a national yarn manufacturer
Represented a large, privately owned yarn manufacturer in its acquisition of one of the largest suppliers in the United States and Canada of more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways more
Boardman Petroleum, Inc. v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Boardman Petroleum in two significant actions resulting in reported decisions. The first action was brought more
Insurance coverage for mold contamination at a hotel
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking coverage under an all risk property policy for the cost of remediating and repairing mold more
Chapter 11 cases representing examiner for a subprime mortgage lender
Represented William F. Perkins, the examiner appointed in the Chapter 11 cases of HomeGold Financial Inc., HomeGold Inc. and Carolina Investors Inc.,  more
Conducted due diligence reviews for potential mergers and acquisitions
Currently serves as insurance counsel assisting with due diligence reviews for numerous clients. Advises clients regarding insurance issues related more
Successful Sixth Circuit appeal in insurance coverage matter
Successfully represented a global sports, entertainment, and media company in an appeal regarding insurance coverage before the Sixth Circuit Court more
Discovery counsel for major government contractor in insurance coverage matter
Served as discovery counsel in an insurance coverage matter representing a major government contractor. Assisted with issues involving preservation, more
Discovery counsel for insurance coverage matters
Currently serves as discovery counsel overseeing all aspects of discovery for insurance coverage matters for various clients. Oversees the more
Counsel for office supply retail company in litigation seeking insurance coverage for False Claims Act case
Represented an office supply retail company in a dispute with its insurer regarding coverage for a False Claims Act lawsuit. Managed all aspects of more
Construction of a combined cycle power plant for Coryton Energy Co. Ltd. *
Represented Coryton Energy Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of InterGen, in resolving claims and negotiating a project closeout agreement with more
Asbestos-related claims for major automotive parts manufacturer *
Represented a major automotive parts manufacturer to secure millions of dollars in insurance coverage for asbestos-related claims. more
Successful pro bono representation
Successfully represented a pro bono client seeking various forms of immigration relief. more
Lead discovery counsel in global insurance coverage lawsuit
Served as lead discovery counsel for a global chemical manufacturer in U.S. and international insurance coverage disputes related to a chemical plant  more
Construction defects coverage for EIFS claims
The firm served as lead counsel for a building products manufacturer in an insurance coverage lawsuit against Federal Insurance Company, Home more
Insurance coverage for an abatement company
Served as lead counsel representing a national abatement company in its effort to secure insurance coverage for an explosion and fire more
Pro bono representation
Ms. Michael was part of a team of firm attorneys who developed a series of webinars with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program’s Community Economic more
Representation of AirTran Airlines Inc. in dispute with insurer *
Obtained favorable settlement for liabilities arising out of the crash of a ValuJet plane in the Florida Everglades. AirTran Airlines Inc. v. more
Insurance recovery for national distributor of sports drinks and related products
Lead counsel in seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in connection with a nationwide consumer class action litigation filed in the United more
Insurance recovery for international media and marketing solutions company
Lead counsel for client in insurance coverage dispute with errors and omissions insurer regarding losses incurred in connection with nationwide class  more
Litigation for Citrus & Allied Essences, Ltd.
Serve as lead insurance coverage counsel for Citrus & Allied Essences, Ltd. in disputes with 10 of its insurance carriers. The disputes involve more
Insurance recovery for largest national debt collection company
Lead counsel for largest national debt collection company in connection with its efforts to recover insurance for losses incurred in connection with more
Insurance recovery litigation for major chemical company
Lead counsel for major chemical company in multiple competing insurance recovery actions filed by the client and many of its excess insurers seeking more
Insurance recovery for major retailer of specialty home furnishings
Lead counsel in ongoing, high profile coverage litigation for losses incurred in several class actions cases filed in California, New Jersey and more
Representation of Electrolux *
Served as appellate counsel for Electrolux in bodily injury suit and obtained favorable settlement in connection with that appeal. more
Complex coverage matters involving environmental losses for city *
Served as lead counsel for a New England city government with respect to complex coverage matters involving environmental and other liabilities and more
Construction litigation for mechanical/structural engineer *
Served as lead trial counsel defending a mechanical/structural engineer against a claim brought by the architect of a major Bay Area county hospital.  more
Insurance coverage litigation for Siemens Industry
Lead counsel for Siemens Industry, the worldwide leading supplier of production, transportation, lighting and building technologies, in an insurance more
Complex coverage matters involving property damage and environmental loses for world's largest supplier of unsaturated polyester resins *
Lead counsel for world's largest supplier of unsaturated polyester resins for composites with respect to complex coverage matters involving property more
Counsel to AT&T/BellSouth Regarding South Carolina Corporate Headquarters Development *
Represented AT&T/BellSouth in connection with the construction of its corporate headquarters towers in South Carolina. Provided project counsel more
Environmental litigation for H.M. Holdings Inc. *
Obtained favorable settlement for SCM Corporation in an action against 14 insurance companies for environment liabilities involving numerous more
Construction litigation for contractors
Represent contractors on a number of federal courthouses and office buildings built by the General Services Administration ("GSA"), including more
Federal contracts construction litigation for major national general contractor
Represented a major national general contractor, and construction manager on the project, in a nine-month hearing on entitlement before the Armed more
Construction advice for owner/operator
Advised owner/operator in regard to delays and related claims arising from the construction of a new deep water drilling rig. Assisted owner/operator  more
Emeryville Lofts v. Nibbi Brothers *
Represented Nibbi Brothers General Contractors in resolving claims in a lawsuit alleging that it mismanaged the renovation of 140 live-work lofts and  more
Environmental litigation for Tennessee-based livestock producer
Represents a number of entities related to a large livestock producer in Tennessee and Kentucky all of whom were defendants in a multi-count class more
Contractual indemnity claim arising out of toxic exposure to mercury
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Raytheon Company in litigation brought by a plant owner to recover indemnity for millions of dollars more
Construction dispute for major national general contractor *
Represented a national general contractor in multimillion dollar dispute against a local hospital. The case involved significant delays and more
Insurance coverage claims for Fortune 500 automotive retailer *
Represented a Fortune 500 automotive retailer seeking insurance coverage for claims involving class actions related to unfair and deceptive more
Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Winston Salem, NC
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated on disputes involving delays and extra work with other prime contractors in AAA arbitration proceedings, and with more
Witco Corporation v. Travelers Indemnity Co. *
Obtained favorable settlements on the eve of trial for Witco Corporation in an action against more than 35 insurance companies for environmental more
Litigation counsel to a financial services company *
Successfully represented a financial services company in a lawsuit regarding the enforceability of an arbitration provision contained in a contract more
Insurance recoveries for federal False Claims Act qui tam claims for a home healthcare company
The firm served as lead counsel for a home healthcare company CEO in a matter that included underlying claims more
Scott Valley Bank v. Kalka *
Served as lead counsel for a Northern California bank pursuing recovery of a multi-million dollar loan for construction of a luxury home in the more
Successful litigation defense and mediated settlement for two industrial manufacturers
Represented two industrial manufacturers in a lawsuit brought by an industrial company arising out of a Wet Air Oxidation System that our client more
Insurance coverage litigation for manufacturer of automotive parts *
Represented a manufacturer of automotive parts in coverage litigation regarding asbestos liabilities. more
Construction litigation for one of the largest Southeastern general building contractors
Successfully defended one of the oldest and largest general building contractors in the Southeast, in an action brought by a manufacturing company more
Project counsel for the City of Atlanta
Represented City of Atlanta concerning the design and construction of the $250 million facility for Hartsfield-Jackson more
Reinsurance coverage arbitration for captive insurance company of major accounting firm *
Represented captive insurance company of major accounting firm regarding professional liability losses. more
Lead coverage counsel for Clarksburg Inn
Served as lead coverage counsel for the Clarksburg Inn, an Inn and restaurant that is a landmark for fine dining and lodging in the Freehold, N.J., more
Complex business litigation for two housing construction companies
Represented retailer and manufacturer of manufactured homes in case where the plaintiff alleged fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against California’s Department of Transportation for extra costs of  complying with the more
Insurance litigation for major North American bottled water company
Represented a major North American bottled water corporation in a lawsuit against one of its insurance carriers for breach of its Employment more
Insurance litigation for one of the largest traders of U.S. Treasuries regarding losses from domestic terrorist attacks *
Lead counsel for one of the largest traders of U.S. Treasuries regarding their property loss, business interruption, extra expense and other 9/11 more
Bridge project for construction company
Represented the general contractor on a multimillion dollar bridge project with a formwork supplier. Delays in defects in the forms had a significant  more
Complex insurance coverage litigation for California utilities contractor
Obtained a favorable settlement for a Bay Area utilities contractor in a contentious complex insurance coverage litigation involving multiple primary  more
Alternative dispute resolution for P.J. Dick Incorporated
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated in preparing and negotiating its claims against the owner for inefficiencies and delays caused by restrictions more
Advised U.S. international firm concerning claims
Advised a U.S. international firm that provides infrastructure engineering services with regard to claims brought against it by the Ministry of more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging that its subcontractors performed defective work in constructing a high-rise condominium more
Construction advice to university hospital
Advised hospital in connection with disputes between the owner, designer and contractor on hospital expansion project, and assisted in resolving all more
Data security matter for Recall Total Information Management
Served on a team that represented Recall Total Information Management, Inc., a major document and data storage provider, in defending claims for  more
Insurance litigation for Aviva USA Corporation
Represented Aviva USA Corporation and several affiliates (collectively, "Aviva”) in high-stakes litigation against a number of their professional more
Counsel to contractor in defense of wrongful death action
Represented general contractor in defending a wrongful death action involving a parked forklift that killed a 5-year-old child.  Case more
Representation of online marketing company in coverage dispute with its professional liability insurer
Lead counsel for online marketing company in dispute with its professional liability insurer regarding coverage for losses incurred in connection more
U.S. Glass v. City of San Jose, et. al. (S.J. Amoroso) *
Served as lead counsel representing a large California general contractor in a dispute with a glass curtain wall subcontractor over construction of a  more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a general contractor in a dispute with its steel supplier concerning steel bracing the supplier designed for a Bay Bridge retrofit. Our more
Construction litigation for contractor on Greenfield Hospital
Represented general contractor in contentious disputes with mechanical subcontractor and owner on $200 million hospital. Successfully mediated with more
Arbitration for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Complex insurance coverage litigation for venture capital firm
Lead counsel in ongoing representation of venture capital firm in connection with dispute under directors and officers liability policy regarding more
Litigation for construction company
Representing public owner on the construction of a $150 million alternative-fuel cogeneration facility. During construction of the project, numerous more
Arbitration and Litigation for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Breach of contract claims against McGriff Seibels & Williams Inc.
Represented McGriff Seibels & Williams Inc. (McGriff), a retail insurance broker, against claims of negligence and breach of contract for alleged  more
Representation of Symons Corporation *
Obtained favorable settlement from insurers in connection with several lawsuits asserting bodily injuries arising out of a building

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Litigation for national athletic training facility franchisor
Served as lead counsel for an athletic training facility franchisor and approximately 14 of its current and former officers and directors in a suit more
Insurance recovery for individual whose Tibetan coin dies and gold bullion coins were stolen
Successfully handled insurance claim for an individual whose Tibetan coin dies and gold bullion coins were stolen. We revealed that the law in more
Construction claims for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in resolving claims by a mechanical subcontractor in the construction of a medical facility in Las Vegas. The more
Environmental insurance coverage litigation for a global provider of information technology services and programs *
Represented a global provider of information technology services and programs in multiple environmental insurance coverage cases addressing soil and more
Hospital construction dispute
Represented a general contractor on the construction of a multimillion dollar VABCA hospital. The disputes involved claims of delay, acceleration, more
Insurance litigation for major provider of back office services for residential housing industry.
Lead counsel for major provider of back office services for residential housing industry regarding insurance coverage with respect to claims of more
White Consolidated Industries v. Travelers Indemnity Co., et al. *
Successfully negotiated coverage-in-place agreement for asbestos bodily injury claims. White Consolidated Industries v. Travelers Indemnity Co., more
Insurance recovery litigation for Aviva USA Corporation
Represented Aviva USA Corporation and a number of subsidiaries in another high-stakes lawsuit filed against several insurers seeking recovery of more
Insurance coverage for Coty Inc. and Coty USA LLC
Assisted Coty Inc. and Coty USA LLC in obtaining insurance coverage for a substantial portion of its defense costs and a contribution to the more
Bad faith suit for a semiconductor chip manufacturer *
Successfully represented a semiconductor chip manufacturer in a bad faith insurance coverage lawsuit arising out of a toxic tort putative class more
Whether the former parent of a sold subsidiary must assume the post-divestiture obligations of the subsidiary to pay a $5 million per claim self-insured retention after the subsidiary declared bankruptcy
We represent the former parent of a bankrupt, former subsidiary, in connection with disputes with the former subsidiary's general liability insurance  more
Litigation for international industry group
Represented an international industry group in a dispute with a Swiss supplier/contractor regarding the building of a new production facility in more
Insurance coverage claims for a site development company
Represented a site development company on insurance claims arising from lawsuits involving its building products in various jurisdictions, including more
Construction litigation for a residential and industrial construction and property management company *
Represented a residential and industrial construction and property management company as the contractor in a dispute.  Case pending. more
Mauna Kea Properties, Inc. v. DAP Construction, LLC *
Represented DAP Construction LLC, a general contractor, in the resolution of claims related to an alleged $40 million defective design of luxury more
Insurance coverage litigation for holding company, directors, and officers of failed bank under FDIC receivership
Represented and successfully settled insurance coverage litigation for certain former directors and officers of a failed bank, and the bank’s holding  more
Insurance litigation for Chemtura Corporation
Obtained favorable settlement for Chemtura Corporation and Chemtura Canada Co./CIE in action seeking defense and indemnity costs under general more
Resolution of large construction claims
Advising an international contractor in regard to multimillion dollar claims stemming from the construction of a large waterfront development in more
Insurance claim arising from a wrongful death lawsuit
Represented a U.S. architectural and construction building products company on insurance claims arising from a wrongful death lawsuit pending against  more
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm in claims against the owner arising from the construction of a $100 million plus food manufacturing  more
Complex coverage matters involving environmental losses for global pharmaceutical company *
Lead counsel for global research-driven pharmaceutical company with respect to complex coverage matters involving environmental and other liabilities  more
Insurance for defense of a job-related heart attack claim
The firm served as lead counsel in defending litigation filed by a CGL carrier seeking a declaration that it did not owe a duty to defend a lawsuit more
Banker's professional liability policy recovery for ABS Liquidating Trustee of Commercial Financial Services
Represented ABS Liquidating Trustee of Commercial Financial Services ("CFS"), at one time the fourth largest debt collection company in the more
Claims of lien for major construction supplier
Represents major construction supplier in perfecting more than 100 claims of lien across the State of Georgia. In addition, counsel has filed more
Litigation to recover additional compensation for scope changes
Represented the joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of an Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, principally in  more
Construction dispute for a specialty contractor
Represented a pipeline contractor in a Texas state court in the defense of $40 million in claims asserted by a pipeline owner and the assertion of a more
Coverage for mis-delivery of a valuable painting by the insured warehouse
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation to recover insurance proceeds under a warehouse liability (inland marine) policy for mis-delivery more
Contract dispute for major German contractor *
Advisor to a major German contractor in a dispute arising out of a MEP contract for the construction of a stadium in Dubai Sports City, U.A.E. more
Recovery of settlement claim funds for a national auto parts supply company
The firm served as lead counsel representing a publicly-traded auto parts supply company in securing the recovery of multimillion dollars in defense more
Resolution of defective design and construction claims for a municipality on an airport project
Negotiated the resolution of claims and disputes for a municipality arising from defective design and construction of a more
Insurance coverage counsel for Saks Incorporated
Serves as insurance coverage counsel for Saks Incorporated, one of the world’s leading fashion retail organizations, in providing advice relating to more
Davis Electrical Contractors v. Watkins Engineers & Constructors, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC)
Represented Davis Electrical Contractors, an electrical subcontractor, against the general contractor, Watkins Engineers & Constructors, on a more
Representation of contract mining company in environmental coverage litigation
Lead counsel for Wells Cargo, Inc. in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in connection with an environmental proceeding more
Nat'l Textiles LLC v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co.
Served as lead counsel in representing National Textiles LLC, the plaintiff-policyholder, in litigation alleging breach of duty to defend, breach of more
Lawsuit against insurance broker and major insurance carriers for bid-rigging and other market misconduct
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation against our client’s insurance broker and several major insurance carriers, including AIG, Travelers, more
Witco Corp. v. Adriatic Insurance Company, et al. *
Obtained favorable settlements from more than 10 insurance companies for liabilities arising from product liability claims involving the manufacture more
Arbitration award for contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against the California Department of Transportation in connection with a differing site condition more
Complex insurance coverage litigation for hedge fund
Obtained substantial settlements for hedge fund in insurance coverage litigation seeking coverage for losses incurred in connection with criminal and  more
D&O coverage for the costs of responding to a grand jury investigative subpoena
After our client entered into an “amnesty” agreement with the Justice Department that obligated our client and its directors and officers to more
American Investors Life Ins. Co., et al. v. Federal Ins. Co., et al.
Obtained favorable settlement for policyholders in action seeking defense costs and indemnity coverage under professional liability policies for more
Insurance litigation for nBank
The firm served as lead counsel in representing nBank in its efforts to recover under a Financial Institution Bond for losses arising out more
Insurance coverage counsel for Suburban Propane Partners L.P.
Served as insurance coverage counsel for Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and more
Construction dispute for owners of a national hockey club
Represented owners of a national hockey club in disputes with the contractor on construction of new stadium. Issues involved the quality of the work,  more
Lauth Group Inc. v. U.S. Real Estate Limited Partnership
Served as lead counsel representing USAA Real Estate Company, the real estate investment affiliate of United Services Automobile Association (USAA), more
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm *
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Construction claims for a contractor *
Served as legal counsel for a contractor in connection with the Fountain Grove Parkway project for the City of Santa Rosa. The contractor’s claims more
Viatical life insurance litigation
Successfully represented a client that provided contingent cost insurance to viatical companies in breach of contract, negligence and fraud claims more
Co-lead insurance coverage counsel for Citrus & Allied Essences Ltd.
Served as co-lead insurance coverage counsel for Citrus & Allied Essences, Ltd., a producer and manufacturer of oils, oleoresins, aromatic more
Co-counsel for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority against property developer claims *
Served as co-counsel in representing the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in jury trial defending the SCVTA against delay and more
Representation of International Paper Company & Masonite Corporation in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action and numerous other cases *
Served as trial and appellate counsel for International Paper & Masonite in action against more than 20 insurance companies seeking recovery for more
Insurance coverage litigation for Chapter 11 trustee of a hedge fund
The firm serves as lead counsel for the Chapter 11 trustee of a hedge fund and also has advised the trustee in its pursuit of coverage under a more
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management and negotiations
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management, dispute resolution and contract negotiations for a mass transit system initiative in more
Power plant for large community-owned utility
Prosecuted a claim against the construction manager on a $1 billion coal-fired power plant built for one of the a largest community-owned utilities more
Insurance coverage litigation for financial services company in receivership *
Represented a financial services company in interpleader coverage litigation regarding directors & officers and errors & omissions more
Construction disputes for a construction management and general contracting company
Represented the construction manager at risk of a construction management and general contracting company on disputes with the owner arising out of more
Representation of airport construction contractor *
Counsel to civil engineering and construction contractor in regard to several claims arising from various projects undertaken at Hartsfield-Jackson more
Civil litigation for an oil refinement corporation *
Represented an oil refinement corporation in civil litigation regarding commercial liability insurance coverage for recovery of defense costs more
Insurance coverage dispute in the UK regarding property damage caused by negligent construction of a multi-million distribution center in Manchester, England
We assumed the representation of Office Depot after the London High Court allowed Office Depot's insurance carriers to pursue litigation seeking a more
NECA West Business Insurance v. Ulico and Arthur J. Gallagher *
Represented NECA West Business Insurance, a national trade organization for electrical contractors, against its workers’ compensation insurance more
Insurance litigation for recognized leader in apartment development
Represented the owner and developer of a 400-unit apartment complex on Long Island in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses resulting from  more
Insurance litigation for world's leading cruise operator *
Lead counsel for world's leading cruise operator regarding catastrophic hurricane losses. more
Litigation counsel to a financial services company *
Successfully represented a financial services company in a dispute over the validity and enforceability of a contract to reinsure workers' more
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Counsel to West Virginia not-for-profit in contractual dispute
Represented a West Virginia not-for-profit owner in the defense of claims from a general contractor and the prosecution of claims on behalf of the more
M. A. Mortenson Co. v. Highlands Hospital *
Served as counsel representing M.A. Mortenson Construction, a commercial and heavy construction contractor, against claims of water intrusion. In a more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor and its surety in a multi-party $30 million litigation arising out of a failed condominium project and more
Litigation against Georgia DOT involving alleged defective highway work
Represented one of the largest road builders in the southeastern United States in litigation against the Georgia Department of Transportation

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Counsel for Poarch Band of Creek Indians
Provide counsel to the Attorney General of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians regarding litigation matters and provide risk management and risk more
Cogeneration plant construction dispute representation for engineering and construction firm
Represented full-service engineering and construction firm when the owner of a cogeneration plant in India commenced an arbitration proceeding before

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Insurance arbitrations for energy company regarding political risk losses *
Represented an energy company in international arbitrations involving political risk insurance coverage for a coal supply contract with a foreign more
Decennial liability claims on tall tower project in Dubai
Advised engineering contractor in resolving substantial decennial liability claims brought by an employer in relation to alleged defects in design. more
Insurance litigation
Represented the policyholder in two related declaratory judgment actions filed by the carrier concerning its duty to indemnify for the costs of more
Claim by receiver of insolvent insurer for additional workers compensation premiums
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation brought by the receiver of a insolvent company to recover workers’ compensation premiums allegedly owed  more
Construction litigation for a real estate and construction-related services company
Represented a real estate and construction-related services company in a case involving a high-rise hospital in Los Angeles impacted by the more
Construction litigation for general contractor *
Served as lead counsel for the general contractor of San Jose’s Community College in a protracted litigation involving 11 parties who participated in  more
Insurance advice for creditor's committee of Vesta Insurance Group Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel in representing the creditor's committee, and then the plan trustee, of Vesta Insurance Group more
Lawsuit against insurance broker and major insurance carriers for bid-rigging and other market misconduct
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation against our client’s insurance broker and several major insurance carriers, including AIG, Travelers, more
Insurance coverage litigation for Utility Service Company, Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel in representing Utility Service Company, Inc., the nation's largest water tower service company, in a lawsuit arising  more
Construction litigation for an international designer/builder of wastewater treatment systems
Represented an international designer/builder of a unique wastewater treatment system, who contracted to design, build, operate and maintain a more
Litigation and mediation representation for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Represented design-builder on the construction of a school
Represented a design-builder on the construction of a Native American school facility in Fort Wingate, New Mexico. We assisted the joint venture more
Environmental coverage litigation for a major utility company
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Represented a major utility company in environmental and liability coverage litigation arising from CERCLA and RCRA cleanup obligations.
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Tech Park at North Canyons v. WHTBP Real Estate Limited Partnership *
Negotiated the resolution of claims arising from alleged defects in construction of a multiple building commercial project. Tech Park further claimed  more
Representation of manufacturer in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action *
Lead counsel for Omega Flex in an ongoing litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in connection with a nationwide products

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Construction litigation for a designer and builder of light rail transit systems *
Represented a designer and builder of light rail transit systems in connection with an accident investigation, insurance coverage disputes, delay more
Representation in Chapter 11 for chemical company
Ongoing representation of chemical company on wide range of insurance issues arising out of Chapter 11 case. Also, appointed as Special Counsel for more
Contract dispute for leading Dubai-based project management company *
Advised a leading Dubai-based project management company in relation to a multimillion dollar dispute arising out of the termination of a fit out and  more
Insurance coverage litigation for investment company regarding professional liability losses
Represents an investment company in litigation regarding coverage under errors & omissions policies for professional liability losses. more
Construction dispute for a leading tobacco company
Served as a lead counsel in the successful representation of a leading tobacco company in a multimillion dollar construction dispute with a more
QBE Insurance Corporation v. Archstone
Serves as lead insurance coverage counsel for Archstone-Smith Operating Trust (Archstone) in a dispute involving losses in excess of $50 million more
Employment practices and directors and officers liability coverage issues
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Miller Industries and its subsidiary, Road One, in litigation seeking recovery of attorneys fees more
Mediation for major national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation against a regional hospital regarding expansion, improvements and staff more
Construction litigation for general contractor on hospital
Represented contractor on claims for unpaid general conditions and general requirements damages against hospital owner in California. more
Indemnity and insurance coverage dispute regarding damages caused by failure of power boilers installed at a 185 megawatt cogeneration plant in the Dominican Republic
We represented construction company in negotiating and resolving indemnity claims by the owner of a 185 MW cogeneration plant constructed on barges more
Insurance coverage litigation for company
The firm served as lead counsel in representing policyholder in breach of contract and bad faith action involving coverage for class action antitrust  more
Construction litigation for residential construction company
The firm serves as lead counsel for a large residential construction company in several so-called “construction defect” coverage cases  more
Run-off insurance advice for a major media network
Served as counsel in representing a leading U.S. media conglomerate with respect to insurance coverage issues arising out of the sale of more
Exxon Mobil Corp., et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London and the London Market Companies, et al.
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Obtained favorable settlements from more than 100 insurance companies after prevailing in forum battle and summary judgment in environmental coverage  more
Post-construction warranty claims for Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd. *
Represented Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of InterGen, against Bechtel for the construction of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant. We more
Nibbi Bros./DFPF v. LGBT *
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Nibbi Brothers Construction and DFPF in litigation seeking coverage of complex claims of construction defects. more
Insurance litigation for Canada's largest bank *
Lead counsel for Canada's largest bank regarding their property loss, business interruption, extra expense and other 9/11 losses. more
Insurance litigation for leading energy industry firm
Lead counsel for Fortune 500 energy firm regarding alleged director and officer wrongful acts. more
Litigation for manufacturing company
Represented a Fortune 100 company and the largest copper producer in North America on over $20 million in claims against its general more
Litigation for large building contractor *
Represented a large building contractor in disputes arising out of a multimillion dollar deconstruction project in lower Manhattan. more

Construction litigation for a large general contractor in the Southeast

Represented one of the largest general contractors in the Southeast in an action against a governmental entity arising out of construction of a jail more
Insurance litigation for recognized leader in apartment operations
Represent recognized leader in apartment operations regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Performing arts center project
Represents the construction manager in the resolution of multimillion dollars in claims related to alleged defective design on this $300 million, more
Construction litigation for general contractor arising out of hotel projects
Represented general contractor in connection with the prosecution of over $30 million in claims arising out of hotel projects for a national hotel more
Negligent misrepresentation construction delay
Represented a major telecommunications company against a negligent misrepresentation claim in a construction delay dispute. The court granted our more
Litigation seeking stop loss reinsurance coverage for health and welfare plan that paid a large benefits claim *
Represented a health and welfare plan in litigation regarding stop loss reinsurance coverage for a large benefits claim paid to a plan member. more
Lead counsel for A.P. Diagnostic Imaging Inc.
Served as lead counsel for A.P. Diagnostic Imaging, Inc., a major provider of diagnostic health care x-ray, ultrasound, and MRI imaging, against more
Construction defect litigation for health care provider *
Served as counsel for nonprofit health provider in large construction defect case where unleveled floors were not discovered until after beneficial more
Insurance litigation for leading investment consulting firm
Lead counsel for recognized leader in investment consulting regarding alleged director and officer wrongful acts. more
Federal court litigation over defective large frame gas turbines *
Represented a U.S. public utility in contentious litigation against a defendant OEM regarding defects in gas turbines manufactured and sold by the more
Insurance recovery litigation for naval shipbuilding and repairing manufacturer
Successfully represented a naval shipbuilding and repairing manufacturer in a dispute regarding coverage for substantial property damage and business  more
Counsel to welding contractor in defense of wrongful death action
Represented welding contractor in defense of wrongful death action. The case included allegations of OSHA violations and questions of law more
Various construction counseling for a Massachusetts public authority
Represented a Massachusetts public authority on a large harbor project. We provided assistance on the tunnel project, a $728 more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging claims for inefficiencies, acceleration and delay due to defective design on a university  more
Raytheon Co. v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Raytheon Co. pursing a coverage claim for losses caused by the collapse of a construction crane during a more
Mediation of construction claim for large ozone water treatment plant
Represented a large municipality in a substantial construction claim and assisted with contract closeout on its water treatment plant that included more
Insurance coverage litigation for manufacturer and distributor of chemicals and plastics *
Represented manufacturer and distributor of chemicals and plastics in coverage litigation regarding asbestos, environmental, and toxic tort more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor in litigation arising out of a $30 million renovation project in New York City, including prosecution more
Collection of substantial amounts for large healthcare system
Represented large integrated healthcare system in collection of substantial amounts due following settlement of class action pending in New York more
Litigation claims filed by trade contractors
Defended more than $45 million asserted by six trade contractors against Hardin/Russell/Mitchell in a year-long arbitration arising out of the $100 more
Represented leading financial protection company in multi-million dollar rescission action and in disputes with placing agents
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a leading financial protection company in connection with multiple lawsuits seeking to more
Insurance claims counsel for manufacturer of packaged building materials and pavement maintenance products
Served as lead counsel for insurance claims arising from miscellaneous pending and threatened building material claims against a manufacturer of  more
Defective cold storage warehouse construction
Represented an owner of a cold storage warehouse regarding a defective installation of a potassium lactate, wet pipe fire suppression system more
Litigation regarding the dissolution of a joint venture for health information management consulting and technology provider
Represented a health information management consulting and technology provider in litigation arising out of dissolution of a joint venture with an more
Breach of contract between companies
Represented construction company in an arbitration brought by plaintiff against defendant for the recovery of claims in excess of  more
DIAC and ICC arbitrations involving Decennial Liability claims for an international engineering contractor
Lead counsel to client in two arbitrations concerning 200 million dirhams in decennial liability claims arising from the construction of a signature more
Fiber optic systems contractor litigation *
Lead counsel in pursuing creditor claim for fiber optic systems contractor in excess of $2 million against a telecommunications company in bankruptcy  more
Counsel regarding construction and design of a university
Represented international construction manager regarding alleged construction and design defects on the multimillion dollar expansion of a more
Heavy Rail Metro Project, Saudi Arabia
Advised a key trade contractor regarding delays, variations, and other claims related to this critically-important fast-track project near Mecca. more

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Insurance coverage litigation for major flavoring manufacturer to recover cyclone losses
Lead counsel for flavoring manufacturer in litigation seeking coverage for property damage, business interruption, and extra expense losses resulting more
Insurance recovery for tornado losses
Assisted DVD distribution center in connection with property damage and business interruption losses resulting from a tornado in Ohio. more
Insurance recovery for luxury apparel company's Superstorm Sandy losses
Assist high-end retailer with insurance recovery for property damage and other losses caused by Superstorm Sandy. more
Recovery of defense costs and indemnity for former owners/ operators of a chemical manufacturing National Priority List site
The firm served as lead counsel representing the former limited partners of a now-dissolved limited partnership that formerly owned and operated a more

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