Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represented the general contractor in disputes surrounding the construction of a 70,000 square foot casino. During construction, our more
Conversion of power plant to renewable energy facility
Served as environmental counsel during renewable energy developer's conversion of coal-fired power plant to biomass combustion. more
$20 million senior-secured revolving credit facility to a domestic and international manufacturer and distributor of lumber and steel products
Represented a commercial finance company as agent and lender in connection with a $20 million senior-secured revolving credit facility provided to a more
Tax advice for a major U.S. pension plan
Advised a major U.S. pension plan on tax matters related to its alternative investments in hedge and private equity funds. more