Successfully represented a Fortune 200 employer in trial and appeal against a former employee who engaged in self-dealing in breach of his fiduciary obligations to his employer (employee had directed work and business to vendors in which he had an undisclosed financial interest).  Received judgment in favor of employer (in excess of $1,000,000), which was ultimately upheld on appeal to the North Carolina Supreme Court.  Obtained creative remedies, including constructive trusts over cars, horses, and workers compensation payments.

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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
Universal Furniture International, Inc. v. Collezione Europa USA, Inc.
Represented Universal Furniture International Inc., a home furnishings manufacturer, in a suit against Collezione Europa USA, Inc., a furniture more
Patent prosecution and counseling for Rice University
Represents Rice University in pursuing patent coverage in the area of biologically active nitric oxide (NO) releasing polymers and methods of their more
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation and converted the system into a more