Business Litigation & Appellate Practice
- Successfully prosecuted and defended claims on behalf of stockholders, corporations, and individuals in a variety of business disputes. Representative matters include:
- Defending a Nevada corporation and its principal in a suit seeking over $30 million for RICO violations arising out of a broken real estate development deal.
- Representing a Massachusetts manufacturing corporation in a claim against the seller of the business, asserting the purchase needed to be set aside due to fraud.
- Representing a Massachusetts corporation against a consortium of European and United States banks suing over $6 million in debentures.
- Representing a former executive in his appeal against an internet investment bank, alleging over $10 million in damages for a breached stock option agreement.
- Appellate practice, in state and federal courts. Reported cases include:
- Torbin v. Town of Saugus, 97 Mass. App. Ct. 1101, 140 N.E.3d 949 (2020) (affirming trial court ruling that police officer's heart condition was not a work-related injury).
- Shervin v. Partners HealthCare System, Inc., et al., No. 14-1651 (1st Cir. 2015) (affirming trial victory for multiple defendants in employment case after six-week jury trial).
- Joule, Inc. v. Simmons, 495 Mass. 81 (2011) (holding a former employee who had signed an arbitration agreement could not litigate a discrimination claim against her former employee at a state civil rights agency).
- Boyce v. Soundview Technology Group, Inc., No. 0 5-1686-CV (2d Cir. 2005) (concerning the proper measure of contract damages in a stock option breach dispute).
- Giuliano v. Fulton, 399 F.3d 381 (1st Cir. 2005) (denying alleged RICO violations were sufficient to state a claim).
- Cohan v. Feuer, 422 Mass. 151 (2004) (denying postmortem alimony).