United Companies Financial Corporation Securities Litigation. — Successfully represented former Chief Executive Officer of United
Companies in defending against securities fraud class actions,
individual shareholder litigation, and ESOP litigation involving claims
totaling over $100 million.
Monnie Greer, et al versus Denbury Resources Inc., et al, 2006 WL 2475317 (E.D. La. 2006). — Successfully defended publicly traded oil
company and its chief executive officer in a suit brought by eleven
former employees claiming in excess of $10 million in damages allegedly
due as a result of stock options vesting from a corporate reorganization
and subsequent sale of a subsidiary.
In re: Tahkenitch Tree Farm Partnership (Yorkshire Partnership, Ltd. v. Pacific Capital Partners). — Successfully represented partner in multi-million dollar breach of contract and fraud dispute involving timber properties.
Jules Maraist v. Polymer International Corp., 2000 WL 666381 (E.D. La. 2000). — Successfully defended company against stock option and
profit sharing dispute brought by former executive.
Aneco Reinsurance Company (Peter Mitchell, as Liquidator of Aneco v. James H. Brown Commissioner of Insurance, et al). — Obtained judgment requiring over $1 million in funds to be turned over to a debtor in a foreign insolvency proceeding.
Morgan Keegan & Company v. Stern, Agee & Leach, Inc., et al. — Defended brokerage firm and brokers against federal court and
subsequent NASD proceeding involving alleged claim of raiding of
brokers, unfair trade practices, and breach of noncompete and
Illinois Central Railroad Company v. 16.032 Acres of Land in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, 1999 WL 1276835 (E. D. La. 1999). — Represented railroad in expropriation
of property and defense of counter-claim relating to same.
Coastal Land and Timber Company v. Florgan Forest Products. — Successfully obtained a judgment on behalf of principal in suit for
breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of funds by agent.
Andy McDonald Copyright Litigation. — Prosecuted claims on behalf of home
designer against various contractors and architects involving
infringement of home design plans.
Solo Serve Corp. v. Westowne Associates, 929 F.2d 160 (5th Cir 1991). — Represented landlord from the trial court through the appeal
before the U.S. Fifth Circuit in dispute over shopping center lease.