Defended $100 Million case against former directors and officers of high technology company and related investment funds against breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other claims following a merger transaction. Lead counsel in suit in State and Federal Court in Louisiana brought by the founder of the company, a separate putative class action in the Delaware Court of Chancery filed on behalf of all common shareholders, and various insurance coverage disputes with two insurers, including a suit filed on behalf of the company in Federal Court in North Carolina.
Lead Counsel, representing Duke University in a high-profile dispute involving Duke’s lacrosse team.
Represent a putative class of workers employed by the State of North Carolina for longer than twelve consecutive months who were denied benefits, in violation of North Carolina law. Potential damages are well over $100 million.
Lead Counsel, represented Golden Corral in a dispute with its largest franchisee, which operates 42 Golden Corral restaurants across the United States. Cases were filed in North Carolina and Texas.
Lead Counsel, represented a technology company’s directors and officers in one of the largest cases ever filed in North Carolina, an “Enron”-type case arising out of the company’s bankruptcy that involved numerous and complex claims against its former directors and officers.