Bechtel Power, etal v. Athens Generating, etal v. Siemens Westinghouse — Arbitration in Washington, D.C. Achieved verdict of "not guilty" for client Siemens Westinghouse Power in arbitration of construction claims brought by
Athens Generating seeking tens of millions of dollars in delays and liquidated damages. Siemens supplied combustion turbine generators and other
equipment to a power plant in NY owned by Athens. When delays derailed the construction schedule, the general contractor, Bechtel, sued Athens for
liquidated and other damages. Athens sought contribution or indemnity from Siemens. After a hearing spanning periods over more than three years,
the arbitration panel found that Athens was entitled to no relief from Siemens by way of contribution, indemnity or otherwise.
ConocoPhillips v. Level 3 Communications, etal — Won a $4.7M jury verdict on behalf of ConocoPhillips in a property damage case. Jury found negligence, trespass and nuisance against the defendant
after a two week trial.
Cohen v. Blockbuster Entertainment, etal — Represented Blockbuster in a $90M purported class action involving late fee claims by video renters and buyers. Appealed trial court certification
twice resulting in the trial court's certifications being overturned. Trial court eventually decertified class.
Trinova v. LOF Glass, etal — Won jury verdict for Trinova in breach of contract lawsuit related to the acquisition of LOF Glass by Pilkington Holdings of England. LOF
refused to pay large tax liability. Jury awarded Trinova $6M in additional taxes plus interest and attorneys' fees totaling $10M.
UNR v. Continental, etal — Successfuly defended an insurer of UNR in $123M claim for failure to provide complete defense to asbestos claims. UNR claimed it was
forced into bankruptcy by its insurers' actions. Three-month jury trial resulted in 11 special verdicts, all in favor of defendant insurer.