Represented a national fast food restaurant chain in several workplace violence cases where patrons, along with the restaurant employees who came to assist, were attacked by gang members. The restaurant employees and patrons brought suit against the restaurant alleging that because the business was operating in a "high crime area" (due to prior incidents), it did not maintain the necessary, additional safeguards. The employees also brought suit outside of workers compensation. The firm ultimately had five of the cases dismissed at summary judgment and the others were settled for nominal amounts.

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Corporate governance investigation for a Midwest-based REIT
Represented a Midwest-based REIT in a corporate governance investigation. The firm reported to an audit committee of the NYSE-listed issuer regarding more
Insurance claims for national defense company involving construction delays in gasoline storage tank construction project
Handled claims under a builders risk/property policy for flood damage that shut down construction and significantly delayed completion of a propane more
Establishment of an U.S. franchise system for Ecowash Mobile
Represented Ecowash Mobile, an Australian car wash franchisor, in the establishment of a franchise system of mobile car washes in the United States. more
State of West Virginia ex rel. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company v. Perrine
The firm served as appellate counsel for a trial team representing DuPont in a major medical monitoring class-action in West Virginia and briefed a more