Results

Our lawyers have achieved significant and landmark results. We have tried cases to verdict when best for our clients. In other instances, we have artfully positioned cases to achieve settlements that can only be considered victories for our clients. Below, are a few noteworthy examples.

Terry Bollea, p/k/a Hulk Hogan v. Gawker.

Terry Bollea, p/k/a Hulk Hogan v. Gawker.

After a three-week trial, a jury returned a verdict of $140.1 million in favor of our client Terry Bollea, professionally known as Hulk Hogan, against the media giant Gawker. Our lawyers handled jury selection, opening statements, closing arguments, and the examinations of all key witnesses.

Edwards, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Edwards, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Our clients were a group of investors in the government-sponsored entity Freddie Mac. We litigated against the largest accounting firm in the world and obtained a confidential settlement. The case involved complex issues arising from the government’s creation of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to serve as the conservator of Freddie Mac in the wake of the 2008 housing and financial crisis and the role played by PwC as Freddie Mac’s auditor.

Alpine Securities Corporation, et al. v. Christopher Frankel.

Alpine Securities Corporation, et al. v. Christopher Frankel.

After a five-day federal jury trial, the jury awarded our clients $932,000.00 on their theft of trade secrets claims against a former CEO.

Feld Entertainment and Ringling Brothers v. Robert Ritchie, p/k/a Kid Rock.

Feld Entertainment and Ringling Brothers v. Robert Ritchie, p/k/a Kid Rock.

The Ringling Brothers entities sued Kid Rock after he named his song and tour “The Greatest Show on Earth.” We defended against claims for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and unfair competition. After our attorneys defeated Feld’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction, the case settled favorably for our client.

Permanent Makeup by Mary v. Eclipse Aesthetics.

Permanent Makeup by Mary v. Eclipse Aesthetics.

We represented a small permanent makeup and micro-needling artist against a large distributor of micro-needling devices who used our client’s before-and-after images in their marketing materials without authorization. After extensive discovery, we negotiated a $500,000 settlement on behalf of our client.

Sarah Palin v. The New York Times Company.

Sarah Palin v. The New York Times Company.

We represent Governor Palin in a defamation case against the New York Times. The jury trial in the Southern District of New York begins January 24, 2022. The district court initially dismissed the case; however, we obtained a reversal of the order at the Second Circuit Court of Appeal and defeated a subsequent motion for summary judgment.

REV Recreation Group, Inc. v. LDRV Holdings Corp.

REV Recreation Group, Inc. v. LDRV Holdings Corp.

On behalf of our client Lazydays, we obtained a temporary injunction prohibiting Lazydays’ competitor from exhibiting exclusive RVs at the Florida RV Supershow.

Don King Productions, Inc. v. Shane Mosley.

Don King Productions, Inc. v. Shane Mosley.

We represented boxer Sugar Shane Mosely in a case brought by Don King Productions to stop a pay-per-view boxing match. After defeating an emergency motion for preliminary injunction, we obtained a dismissal of the entire case against our client.

Meridian Bulk Carriers, Ltd. v. Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals, Inc.

Meridian Bulk Carriers, Ltd. v. Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals, Inc.

We represented Kinder Morgan in a federal court bench trial and obtained a zero liability verdict on claims brought by a stevedoring company.

Incarcerated Entertainment v. Warner Brothers.

Incarcerated Entertainment v. Warner Brothers.

We represented an entertainment industry client against the movie studio in a false advertising case related to the promotion of the movie War Dogs, defeated a motion to dismiss, and obtained a settlement for our client.

Aaron, et al. v. The Trump Organization, Inc. and Donald J. Trump.

Aaron, et al. v. The Trump Organization, Inc. and Donald J. Trump.

Our attorneys represented multiple purchasers in ILSA and fraud claims arising out of a potential condominium project marketed by the Trump Organization and Donald Trump, which resulted in confidential settlements.

Mount Sage, Ltd. v. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Inc.

Mount Sage, Ltd. v. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Inc.

We represented Rolls-Royce in a five-day federal jury trial involving claims for Breach of Express/Implied Warranties and Violation of Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act related to repairs to a yacht’s diesel engines. The jury returned a verdict in favor of Rolls-Royce on its breach of contract counterclaim and the Court reduced Plaintiff’s award pursuant to a limitation of liability provision in the parties’ contract. We appealed the Court’s calculation reducing Plaintiff’s award to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and prevailed. Ultimately, our client paid nothing and was awarded damages.

Landry’s Seafood House-Florida, Inc. v. Chesapeake Bay Holding Co., Inc. et. al.

Landry’s Seafood House-Florida, Inc. v. Chesapeake Bay Holding Co., Inc. et. al.

We defended two commercial lease guarantors against Landry’s on claims for breach of guaranty for unpaid rent. Landry’s was seeking approximately $2 million. The litigation spanned seven years and resulted in three separate cases. We successfully defeated all of Landry’s claims at the trial and appellate level in all three cases, culminating in our client’s entitlement to recover their attorneys’ fees and costs in each case.

IPS Avon Park Corporation and D E Jones Consulting, Inc. v. Kinder Morgan, Inc. et. al.

IPS Avon Park Corporation and D E Jones Consulting, Inc. v. Kinder Morgan, Inc. et. al.

Obtained summary judgment in favor of Kinder Morgan and related entities in a federal breach of contract case where the plaintiffs were seeking $2.5 million in damages.