Successfully defended one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers against a former employee's allegations that his termination constituted a breach of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, a retaliatory discharge prohibited by state law, as well as race discrimination prohibited by Title VII. We won summary judgment on all claims and a subsequent appeal to the Fourth Circuit. As a result, our client was awarded litigation costs.

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Global trademark licensing and portfolio management and enforcement for JA Apparel Corp. (dba Joseph Abboud)
The firm serves as global trademark and licensing counsel to JA Apparel Corp., a $400 million worldwide lifestyle apparel, home furnishings and more
Acquisition of Crown Bank NA through a joint venture
Represented Crown Bank NA in connection with its acquisition by a joint venture between Caixa Geral de Depositos, S.A., Portugal and certain more
Matsuura, et al. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Represented DuPont in "settlement fraud" case alleging federal RICO, fraud and other state law claims arising out of DuPont's alleged fraudulent more
$8 billion merger for a publicly traded North American paper and forestry product company
Lead U.S. environmental counsel in $8 billion merger of two major, publicly traded North American paper and forestry product companies. more