The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a major physician staffing and placement firm in an action against a competitor and former employee to recover trade secret computer data (including customer and client data) misappropriated from our client’s secure database. The case ultimately settled, with the defendants agreeing to reimburse our client for its attorneys’ fees and agreeing to injunctive relief protecting our client’s data.

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$1.55 billion corporate bond offering for Reynolds American Inc.
Represented Reynolds American Inc., holding company for tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and American Snuff Company, LLC, in its more
Tax issues relating to biodiesel blending and exporting for largest fuel suppliers in the United Kingdom
Represented one of the largest fuel suppliers in the United Kingdom with complex federal and state tax issues related to its biodiesel blending and more
Breach of contract dispute for Duke University Medical Center
Represent Duke University Medical Center in a dispute involving Massey Energy's alleged breach of a coal contract and its related unfair and more
Formation and capitalization of a North Carolina commercial bank
Represented the organizers of a de novo North Carolina bank, which specializes in lending to venture capital-backed businesses, in obtaining a more