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Sioux Pharm, Inc. v. Summit Nutritionals International, 859 N.W.2d 182 (2015). Successfully argued personal jurisdiction issue before the Iowa Supreme Court in misbranding/Lanham Act lawsuit against New Jersey company.
Sioux Pharm, Inc. v. Eagle Laboratories, 865 N.W.2d 528 (2015). Successfully argued corporate trade secret case before the Iowa Supreme Court, obtaining reversal of trial court’s decision regarding disclosure of client’s trade secrets.
Obtained jury verdict in defamation of client during political advertising campaign. Bertrand v. Mullin and the Iowa Democratic Party, Woodbury County District Court Case No. EQCV143342 (2012).
In re: Iowa Ready Mix Concrete Antitrust Litigation No. C10-4038-MWB (ND of Iowa 2010). Represented Lead Plaintiff of the Class obtaining a successful $24 Million dollar 100% recovery for the Class and a bonus for attorney fees from Federal Court Judge Bennett.
Represented corporation in a multi-million dollar real estate and business expansion.
Represented co-executor of estate containing significant farmland in a will contest, receiving full defense verdict after bench trial.
Drafted contracts and provided legal advice to American construction company seeking to initiate operations in the Caribbean.
Represented national conference call provider in multi-party Telecommunications Act and tort claims litigation with interexchange carriers.
Developed employee handbook for manufacturing company.
Obtained favorable outcome for architect in lawsuit involving the design and construction of a prominent building in San Diego County.
Represented insurer in multi-million dollar insurance coverage lawsuit involving allegations of construction design and installation defects at more than 3,000 residences; obtained favorable resolution after mediation.
Represented bio-tech client in arbitration concerning breach of contract matter with large national manufacturer.
Defended tire and rim manufacturer in federal court patent litigation; obtained favorable rulings on motions for summary judgment. Abraham v. Super Buy Tires, et al., 2007 WL 1450311 (S.D. Cal. May 15, 2007).
Completed formation of Tribal Entity to limit its liability in major contracts and proactively limit exposure for pre-formation activities.
Represented dietary supplement manufacturer relative to multi-district product liability lawsuits filed across the United States.
Successfully represented physician’s clinic against a bankrupt debtor for fraud in construction of medical facility, trying the case before the Bankruptcy Judge to establish the debt as non-dischargeable.
Worked with agricultural company to address employment law matters, specifically issues related to unemployment claims.
Filed Declaration of Covenants and formed Homeowner’s Association for real estate developer.
Obtained summary judgment for insurer in lawsuit involving claim that opposing insurer’s $1,000,000 insurance policy was primary to client’s insurance policy. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. v. American and Foreign Ins. Co., 2006 WL 4757339 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 9, 2006).
Obtained favorable resolution against foreign corporation in lawsuit alleging improper termination of a franchise agreement.
Represent Great Lakes Communication Corporation, an Iowa Local Exchange Carrier, in administrative controversies and federal court breach of contract case.
Colquhoun, et. Al. v. West Central Coop., No LACV 020150 (Iowa Dist. Ct. 2007) and Anderson, et. Al. v. West Central Coop., No. LACV 020129 (Iowa Dist. Ct. 2007). Defended claims of over 200 plaintiffs of toxic tort exposure to emissions of hydrochloric acid from plant and defended warranty and breach of contract claims against the scrubber manufacturer.
Successfully represented quadriplegic man in products liability farming equipment accident.
Successfully defended employer in Family Medical Leave Act case.
National Riggers & Erectors, Inc. v. Merrill Iron & Steel, Inc., Hartford Fire Insurance Co., and City of Sioux City, Iowa No. 5:04-cv-04026-PAZ (ND of Iowa 2004). Represented Steel subcontractor in major Tyson Event Center litigation and successfully resolved multi-level construction litigation and bond claim.
Prevailed on summary judgment in lawsuit representing public utility district against its insurer. Sierra Foothills Public Utility District v. Clarendon America Ins. Co., 2006 WL 1350345 (E.D. Cal. May 17, 2006).
Braunger Foods, LLC v. Michael K. Sears and Hungry’s North, Inc., 286 Neb. 29 (2013). Successfully argued breach of contract dispute before the Nebraska Supreme Court and obtained decision reversing Court of Appeals’ refusal to enforce personal guaranty.