Represented The National Academy of the Recording Arts & Sciences, the organization which administers the prestigious GRAMMY award ceremony, in connection with efforts to halt Christie's auction of the GRAMMY awarded to James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," in 1986 for the song "Living In America." Christie's refused to heed the firm’s demand that it call off the auction, asserting that there were no enforceable restrictions on the sale of the statuette. The firm responded by promptly commencing a lawsuit in New York state court. Faced with the cloud on title resulting from the lawsuit, Christie's ultimately pulled the GRAMMY award from the auction literally minutes before the bidding on the award was set to begin. Christie's subsequently confirmed that it has returned the statuette with no plans to auction it in the future.

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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
Sales commission litigation for beverage container supplier
Represented a leading supplier of fridge packs and other beverage containers in litigation brought by a former sales representative claiming an more
Multiple acquisitions and public offerings for Commercial Federal Corporation
Represented Commercial Federal Corporation in its acquisition of approximately 10 banks and in connection with four underwritten public offerings of more
Asbestos settlement trust for The Celotex Corporation
Represented the Celotex Asbestos Settlement Trust established pursuant to the Chapter 11 plan of reorganization for The Celotex Corporation to more