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Recognized for litigation

Band Two

Litigation – General Commercial – AK


  • Obtained restraining order and injunction for a commercial tenant improperly locked out of its space by the landlord, which threatened the client’s business operations and reputation. Negotiated significant monetary settlement that allowed the client to maintain and enhance its reputation and business.
  • Successfully defended our client in a $950,000 lawsuit relating to the sale of its facility and assignment of lease. Obtained dismissal with prejudice for the client without any compensation being paid to plaintiff. 
  • Obtained summary judgment for a Timber Investment Management Organization and dismissal with prejudice in claim by the plaintiff relating to the option to purchase certain real property in timberlands in Snoqualmie forest.
  • Defended a national financial institution in complex lender liability ‎litigation by identifying and developing claims to leverage optimal ‎settlement.‎
  • Served as lead trial counsel in a successful $375 million fraudulent ‎transfer and equitable subordination action for client, proving that a global financial institution engaged in ‎predatory lending.‎
  • Secured summary judgment dismissal of securities claims in excess of ‎‎$26 million against prominent U.S. broker-dealer.‎
  • Obtained a $1.7 million judgment after a lengthy trial in an ‎architecture malpractice case.
  • Obtained several injunctions in theft of trade secret and breach of ‎fiduciary duty cases involving theft by former employees and/or ‎business partners.‎
  • Represented a large Oregon community bank in complex Chapter ‎‎11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, seeking to recover a large ‎deficiency balance.‎
  • Used the fast-track eviction process to help a large commercial ‎landlord recover possession of property in breach of lease matter.‎

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