Matters

Secured dismissal of discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination claims on summary judgment

NYS Supreme Court awarded summary judgment in favor of the employer, one of the largest independent owners, suppliers and operators of gasoline stations, finding that the former employee was not terminated because of his alleged disability or age, but rather for legitimate business reasons including egregious performance violations.

Represented Real Estate Owners in New Jersey Attorney General, Division on Civil Rights Investigation and Administrative Action

Represented owner of residential properties in the successful conclusion of proceedings and investigations brought by the New Jersey Attorney General, Division on Civil Rights for allegations of discrimination in housing.

Australian Public Company – Misrepresentation Against U.S. Financial Institution

Representing the former Chief Executive Officer of an Australian public company alleged of misrepresentation against a U.S. financial institution in connection with the sale of securities in certain securitized loans.

Investment Advisor – Department of Justice, SEC Investigations, and 9 State Attorney General Investigations

Represented an SEC registered investment advisor to several private equity funds with over $1.0 billion in assets under management, in connection with investigations of alleged securities law violations by the DOJ, the SEC and state securities regulators.

International Broker Dealer – DOJ and SEC Investigations, Federal Trial

Represents major international broker dealer in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations, and federal criminal trial against founder of publicly traded company for, inter alia, creating false earnings to inflate the price of the company’s stock.

Institutional Trader – Asset Recovery

Representation of institutional trader who was victimized in a Ponzi Scheme in order to recover assets that were defalcated.