In a putative class action in California state court, Gavin's client obtained summary judgment dismissing all claims, a result that the Court of Appeal affirmed. See Schwartz v. Provident Life & Accident Ins. Co., 216 Cal. App. 4th 607 (2013)
In an ERISA class action, the First Circuit Court of Appeals ordered judgment in favor of Gavin's client, reversing a trial court's prior award. See Merrimon v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, __ F.3d __ (1st Cir. 2014)
In a bid protest of the award of the State of Maine's ten-year, multi-million dollar liquor marketing contract, Gavin's client obtained a decision to vacate the award.
In an arbitration proceeding between Gavin's contractor-client and the owner who hired the contractor to perform a $7 million hotel renovation, the arbitrator rejected the owner's multi-million dollar damages claim and awarded Gavin's client the full amount of its contract balance