Mediation/Arbitration Practice Areas and Representative Matters
Mergers and Acquisitions
Successfully mediated numerous commercial/contract disputes involving businesses of various types and sizes.
After almost 10 years of litigation, successfully mediated the settlement of a federal securities fraud class action alleging that plaintiffs artificially inflated the stock price by falsely reporting phony sales made to fictitious companies.
Mediated an international dispute involving claims of software pirating, including claims of (1) direct copyright infringement; (2) violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; and (3) trademark infringement and counterfeiting. Plaintiff also asserted claims against a senior executive of the defendant in his individual capacity for contributory and vicarious liability on these claims. The case settled.
Mediated the settlement of a case brought by a fourth-year medical student who alleged violations of the American with Disabilities Act (and other federal, state, and local laws), claiming that the school discriminated against him and failed to reasonably accommodate his ADHD and anxiety disorder when he was dismissed without a medical degree.
Successfully mediated a case brought by one of the world’s largest watch manufacturers against a competitor, claiming trademark infringement, unfair competition and false designation of origin and false advertising under the Lanham Act, New York statutes, and common law.
Successfully mediated a race discrimination and retaliation action against a major airline.
Mediated the settlement an intra-family dispute over the ownership of music copyrights.
Successfully mediated a race and gender discrimination case brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against the New York City Department of Correction.