Experience

  • Represented purchasers and sellers in connection with contract and fraud claims arising from M&A transactions, including indemnity, MAE and earnout disputes.
  • Represented individual and institutional clients in connection with trade secret, breach of restrictive covenant, raiding and clawback claims in federal and state court as well as arbitration.
  • Represented institutional and private equity clients in litigation involving RMBS, CDO, and life settlement and credit card securitizations in federal and state courts.
  • Represented mezzanine lender in intercreditor disputes with senior lenders over major commercial real estate in New York.
  • Represented institutional and individual defendants in criminal proceedings and investigations in federal and state court.
  • Blattman et al. v. C3, Inc. et al., No. 15-530, 16-750 (D. Del.): represented defendants against common law and securities fraud claims, securing trial victory and payment of attorneys’ fees.
  • In re Global Business Travel Share Purchase Agreement Litigation, No. 20-0338 (Del. Ch.): defended sovereign wealth fund in litigation involving MAE clause after onset of COVID-19.
  • BTG Pactual Brazil Infrastructure Fund II, L.P. et al. v. Sunedison, Inc. et al., No. 650676/2016: secured order attaching assets in order to protect international arbitration award.
  • Aon v. Marsh USA Inc. et al., No. 2021-015086-CA-01,: represented multinational insurance broker in connection with raiding and breach of restrictive covenant claims.
  • International Business Machines Corp. v. Steinberg, No. 63997/2015 (Westchester Sup.): represented plaintiff in connection with enforcement of restrictive covenant agreements and trade secret claims.
  • A.J. Richard & Sons, Inc. v. Forest City Ratner Cos., LLC, No. 514736/2015 (N.Y. Sup.): defended developer in connection with breach of contract claims arising from Pacific Park project in downtown Brooklyn.
  • PCVST Mezzco 4 LLC et al. v. Wachovia Bank Commercial Mortgage Trust 2007-C30 et al., Index No. 652045/2014 (N.Y. Sup.): represented mezzanine lender in intercreditor disputes with senior lenders over Stuyvesant Town complex in New York.
  • United States v. Guzzone, No. 20 CR 354 (S.D.N.Y.): represented defendant charged with tax evasion.
  • United States v. Schlifstein, No. 18 CR 217 (S.D.N.Y.): represented physician charged with conspiracy to violate Anti-Kickback statute.
  • People v. Husam Ahmad et al., No. 00731/2018 (N.Y. Sup.): represented CFO in connection with bribery charges involving city contracts.