In re OCA, Inc ., Case No. 06-10179, USBC, E.D.LA. — Represented secured lender in confirmation of plan contested by debtor’s principal after 7 days of hearing.
In re Communications Corporation of America and White Knight Holdings, Inc., et al , Case No. 06-50410, USBC, W.D. LA. — Represented junior secured lender in contentious Chapter 11 case.
In re JLH, L.L.C ., Case No. 99-11535, USBC, E.D.LA. — Represented major lender and obtained confirmation by consent of plan.
In re Wichita River Oil , Case No. 96-11660, USBC, E.D.LA. — Confirmed creditors plan for lenders after five day contested
confirmation hearing, including dismissal of $100 million lender
liability claim of debtor immediately following confirmation of
In re Canal Place Limited Partnership , 921 F.2d 569 (5th Cir. 1991) — Represented major lender and obtained a lift of the automatic
stay four months after the Chapter 11 case was filed.
In re Consolidated Companies, Inc ., Case No. 91-10422, USBC, E.D.LA. — Confirmed plan of reorganization by consent representing the debtor.
In re Gaylord Container , Case No. 92-3654-A, USDC, E.D.LA. — Confirmed pre-packaged plan of reorganization in less than 40 days from the date the chapter 11 case was filed.
In re TransAmerican Natural Gas , Case No. 84-03474-H1-5, 84-03475-H2-5, 84-03476-H1-5, 84-03477-H3-5, 84-03478-H3-5, 84-03479-H1-5, 84-03480-H1-5, 84-05539-H2-11, USBC, S.D. TX — Represented non-bank members of plan committee.
In re Frank Martin Farms, Case No. 12-50367, USBC, W.D.LA. — Represent lessors of sugar cane farm in Chapter 12 bankruptcy.
In re Rock Glen HealthCare, Inc. d/b/a Rock Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Case No. 12-10320, USBC, M.D. LA. and In re Ravenwood Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Case No. 12-10612, USBC, M.D. LA. — Represent healthcare and management corporation in possible acquisition of two nursing homes.
In re Gulf Fleet Holdings, Inc., Case No. 10-50713, USBC, W.D.LA. — Appointed Trustee of Gulf Fleet Liquidating Trust.
Sugar Busters, L.L.C v. Ellen C. Brennan, et al ., 177 F.3d 258 (5th Cir. 1999) — Seminal case in Fifth Circuit on book titles –
obtained reversal in Fifth Circuit that no trademark infringement in
Athletic Training Innovations, Inc. v. L.A. Gear, Inc., Case No. 10-01524, USDC, E.D. LA. — Represent defendant in trademark infringement claim over athletic shoes.
Sports Design & Development Inc. d/b/a Bill Lewis Lures v. Miller Brewing Co., Case No. 08-01179, USDC, W.D. LA. — Represent defendant in trademark infringement claim over beer ad in the form of a fishing lure.
Charles James Myer v. U. S. Trust Company of California, N.A ., Case No. 00-147-D-M3, USDC, M.D.LA. — Defended fiduciaries of ESOP and obtained settlement without payment of any funds.
Norman P. Lasky, et al v. J. Terrell Brown, et al., Case No. 99-1035-B-M2, 99-1049-B-M2, 00-0006-B-M2 and 00-0099-B-M2, USDC, M.D.LA. — Obtained favorable settlement for less than half of insurance
coverage in federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Findim Investments S.A., et al v. J. Terrell Brown, et al., Case No. 474,161, 19th Judicial District Court, Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana — Obtained dismissal of state securities fraud claims.
A.L. Sizeler Construction Company, Inc. et al v. United States Fire Insurance Company, et al, Case No. 06-4649, USDC, E.D. LA. — Represent commercial entities regarding substantial insurance claims arising out of Hurricane Katrina.
Consolidated Companies, Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Company , Case No. 06-4700, USDC, E.D. LA. — Represent commercial entity regarding substantial insurance claims arising out of Hurricane Katrina.
Caudle Aviation, Inc. v. Hartford Fire Insurance Company , Case No. 06-4653, USDC, E.D. LA. — Represent commercial entity regarding substantial insurance claims arising out of Hurricane Katrina.
Corporate Realty, Inc. et al v. Gulf Insurance Company , Case No. 04-2933, USDC, E.D.LA. — Represented commercial entity on coverage under an E&O policy – obtained summary judgment and then settled.
Tembec Industries, Inc. v. Amzak Capital Management, LLC v. Stewart Title Guaranty Corporation, Case No. 11-622, USDC, M.D. LA. — Represent plaintiff against title insurer seeking over $10 million in damages.
A.O. Smith Corporation et al v. Perfection Corporation, et al. , No. 99-15646, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana — Represent manufacturer of dip tubes for water heaters in state court litigation.
The Tobacco Institute — Represent trade association in numerous class action and individual tobacco litigation.
Martco Limited Partnership v. Bruks-Klockner, Inc., Case No. 07-2002, USDC, W.D. LA. — Represent manufacturer of conveyor belt system in complex litigation.
Borders, Inc. v. Perkins Rowe Associates, L.L.C. et al., Case No. 05-1374, USDC, M.D. LA. — Represent book company in unfair trade practices and breach of letter of intent litigation.
Monnie Greer, et al. v. Denbury Resources, Inc., et al., Case No. 05-0682, USDC, E.D.LA. — Represented defendant in claims for stock
options of former employees; won at trial of main claims; settled
Weeks Marine, Inc. v. Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company , Case No. 02-40825, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit — Obtained reversal and summary judgment on appeal to Fifth Circuit in claim on surety bond.
Consolidated Companies, Inc. v. Peter C. Kern , Case No. 00-CV-1804, W.D.LA. — Obtained summary judgment on claim under guaranty of debt.
Diefenthal et al. v. Longue Vue House and Gardens , 556 So.2d 1272 (La. 1990) — Obtained unanimous favorable reversal in Supreme Court in local neighborhood dispute.
Max Williams, Jr. v. Paul B. Deal, in his capacity as Executor of the Succession of Gerald A. Kendal c/w Succession of Gerald A. Kendal, Case No. 10-10571, CDC, Parish of Orleans, State of La. — Represent Executor of succession in defense of substantial breach of contract claim.
Carole A. Feil, Judith Jaffe and Marilyn R. Barry v. Greater Lakeside Corp., a Louisiana Corporation, Jeffrey J. Feil, Broadwall Management Corporation, and GLF Management LLC, Case No. 701-349, Div. D, 24th JDC, Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana — Represent 3 of the 4 defendants in breach of fiduciary and related claims.