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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Mutual to stock conversion and IPO of American Financial Holdings Inc.
Represented American Savings Bank in its mutual-to-stock conversion and the related $267.3 million initial public offering by its newly formed more
Multiple acquisitions for Provident Bankshares Corporation
Represented Provident Bankshares Corporation in multiple acquisitions and dispositions, including its $330 million acquisition of Southern Financial more
Restrictive covenant litigation for EyeWonder in New York federal court and in arbitration

The firm served as lead counsel for EyeWonder, Inc. in the Southern District of New York to enforce restrictive covenants when its former head of more

Patent prosecution and portfolio management for Emory University
Represent Emory University in connection with the provision of patent prosecution and portfolio management services in the areas of psychiatry, more