Rel liquidating trust
Claims involve a multitude of companies, former officers and directors, insurers and professional firms.Currently lead special trial counsel for the Chief Restructuring Officer of Equipment Acquisition Resources, a debtor in bankruptcy proceedings in Chicago, Illinois involving hundreds of millions of dollars in losses arising out of an alleged Ponzi scheme.The Plaintiffs' claims focused on affiliate sales and the pricing structure of such sales. Plaintiffs' claims focus on affiliate sales, the pricing of such sales, and the deductions taken therefrom in the calculation of royalty payments.Classes were certified at the trial court level, but defendants were successful in reversing them on appeal. After first reversing a default judgment taken prior against the company prior to involvement of attorneys, the first also reversed the trial court's certification of a royalty owner class.Nev.) against multinational mining companies alleged to have caused severe injuries to the environment and economy of the Philippine island province of Marinduque, and to its people.
Complex & High Stakes Litigation Antitrust Currently lead trial counsel for the post-confirmation Syntax/Brillian Corporation Liquidating Trust arising out of this former publicly traded HDTV television manufacturer's losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars.Currently lead trial counsel for the post-confirmation Syntax/Brillian Corporation Liquidating Trust arising out of this former publicly traded HDTV television manufacturer's losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars.Currently lead trial counsel for the Creditors Committee in the Appalachian Fuels LLC and related company bankruptcies in the Eastern District of Kentucky in connection with the investigation and pursuit of claims arising from this coal mining company's losses of more than one hundred million dollars.Served as lead counsel in a lawsuit alleging that a major international oil company made illegal payments to certain Asian governmental officials in order to preclude a rival from securing lucrative oil and gas contracts in that nation's offshore areas. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.The case has involved proceedings in the Texas and D. federal district courts, the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. The case was originally filed by private relators on behalf of the United States under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act.
Bankruptcy, Third Party & Professional Liability Currently lead trial counsel for the post-confirmation USACM Liquidating Trust arising out of the former USA Capital based sub-prime mortgage lending entities in connection with the Trust's investigation and pursuit of litigation claims involving hundreds of millions of dollars in damages in the federal courts of Las Vegas, Nevada.