Counseled school districts regarding how to respond to illegal strikes under the Michigan Public Employment Relations Act.
Counseled creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
Experienced in condemnation litigation.
Experienced in defense of entities in adversary proceeding cases in bankruptcy court involving claims of, including but not limited to, alleged fraudulent transfers and alleged preferential transfers.
Experienced in representing lenders in Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act litigation.
Lead counsel for bank in matter involving statutory and common law claims wherein plaintiffs sought $1 million in damages. Successfully obtained dismissal on motion.
Lead counsel for financial institution, an officer of the financial institution, and a former officer of the financial institution in matter wherein plaintiff sought over $800 million in damages. Successfully obtained dismissal on motion.
Lead defense counsel for a Fortune 500 company in a bench trial, which resulted in the dismissal of plaintiff’s claims and an award of sanctions against plaintiff.
Obtained judgments and negotiated settlements on behalf of corporate clients in collection matters.
Prevailed on behalf of a Fortune 500 company in obtaining relief from stay to recover collateral.
Prevailed on behalf of financial institution in opposing plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction and obtaining summary disposition on plaintiffs' claims.
Prevailed on summary judgment on behalf of financial institution in matter involving statutory and common law claims.
Represented large corporation in a multi-million dollar real estate purchase and sale agreement dispute.
Represented a Fortune 500 tier one automotive supplier as a member of an arbitration team in a multi-million dollar dispute.
Represented non-profit drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in federal court as member of litigation team that negotiated a favorable settlement consisting of monetary damages and the right to develop property.
Recovered collateral for Fortune 500 company securing loans through negotiated settlements and through judgments obtained in state courts.
Trial counsel for condemning authority in a partial taking matter, which the condemning authority settled for less than ten percent of the amount being sought from it on the fourth day of the jury trial.