Breach of Contract
Represented telecommunications company against claims of breach of contract regarding a software license. Acted as first-chair attorney in a bench trial on the merits and obtained a complete take-nothing verdict for client.
Fraud/Conspiracy/Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Represented Managing Partner of nationwide law firm in case alleging fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in connection with the donation of a multi-million dollar art collection to the Dallas Museum of Art. Obtained dismissal of all claims, which was affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Case outcome was written up in the New York Times.
Fraud/Breach of Contract/Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Represented businessman against former partners and collaborators in credit union venture after he
was excluded from resulting multi-million dollar transaction. Case was settled on very favorable terms.
Successfully defended former director of strategic accounts at global electrical-component manufacturer
against claims of trade secret theft and breach of contract. Obtained settlement permitting director to
work at competing company.
Intellectual Property Litigation
Breach of Patent License
Represented financial services company in a two-week jury trial alleging breach of contract/patent infringement. Obtained favorable jury verdict with minimal damages.
Breach of Contract/Trade Secret Theft
Represent international software engineering and information technology company in claims against breach of contract and trade secret theft by a competitor company. Case pending.
Represented Fortune 100 financial institution in defending against multi-billion dollar claims of patent
Infringement on check imaging technology. Case was settled favorably during trial.
Qui Tam Litigation
Texas Medicaid Fraud- Prosecution
Represented whistleblower in co-prosecuting Medicaid fraud case with the State of Texas against one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. After two weeks of trial, the case was settled for $158 million, which was the largest Medicaid fraud settlement in Texas history.
Texas Medicaid Fraud-Defense
Represented medical practitioner against claims of Medicaid fraud. All charges and claims against client were dismissed.
Gender & Disability Discrimination
Represented leading provider of business services in the consumer goods industry against claims alleging gender discrimination, disability discrimination, and retaliation. The court granted total summary judgment on behalf of client.
FLSA Collective Action
Defended against claims alleging nationwide violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act in connection with wages paid to employees as well as retaliation. Obtained complete denial of collective action, then obtained summary judgment on all claims of co-plaintiff. Settled case favorably as to remaining claims of single plaintiff.
White Collar Crime
Health Care Fraud
Represented medical practitioner against criminal charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. After obtaining favorable rulings striking portions of the indictment and forcing the government to file multiple Bill of Particulars, the client received only probation and a monetary restitution of less than half of what the government sought.