Mediated numerous contract disputes between business entities including lawsuits concerning sales agreements, service contracts, warranties, and factoring agreements.
Presided over a class action lawsuit filed against a “Fortune 500” company regarding the sale of digital security certificates. The case settled for over 37 million dollars.
Mediated and resolved a breach of commercial loan action between a large bank and a major agricultural concern involving over 3 million dollars.
Arbitrated a breach of contract lawsuit filed against a large San Francisco Home Owners Association (HOA) by a property maintenance corporation.
Resolved discovery dispute between a United States corporation and an East European corporation involving trade secret and attorney work product issues.
Successfully mediated two predatory lending lawsuits involving million dollar settlements filed against two large United States banks.
Mediated numerous foreclosure actions between lending institutions and owners of commercial properties. Most settled.
Mediated a number of corporate dissolution cases including one that involved a shareholder dispute and allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
Resolved a lawsuit involving allegations of negligence and contract interpretation dealing with a variable annuity agreement.
Acted as Discovery Referee in a lawsuit involving a cross licensing agreement that involved tax privilege, attorney client privilege, and privacy questions. There was a significant amount of E-DISCOVERY involved.
Arbitrated securities disagreement between investor and financial services company.
Settled a partnership dispute involving two related businesses that promote boxing and mixed martial arts events. The principal issues were breach of fiduciary duty claims and proper valuation methodology.
Handled shareholder derivative action against a large San Francisco corporation. The primary issues dealt with allegations that the controlling shareholders approved a loan for themselves breaching their fiduciary duty, and the proper method to value corporation assets.
Handled joint venture buy out dispute involving large California health club. Case involved allegations of fraud and mismanagement.
Settled commercial property ownership dispute involving questions of which owner was responsible for environmental violations and how to properly value and apportion assets.
Settled negligence and breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit filed against a large bank by the owners of five restaurants.
Handled business dispute involving co-owners of a restaurant. The issues included correct interpretation of the relevant contract and proper methods for buyout and determining ownership valuations.
Settled a business sale dispute involving a large California gambling establishment. The primary issue was the interpretation of the contract's buyout provision.
Settled a business sales dispute involving sale of dental practice.
Arbitrated a lawsuit filed against a drug treatment program where plaintiff claimed false misrepresentations to induce signing of contract.
Arbitrated a breach of contract lawsuit filed by medical office against medical services corporation.
Arbitrated a breach of contract lawsuit involving sale of dental practice.
Arbitrated a partnership dissolution involving real estate investment company.
Arbitrated breach of contract dispute between an American multi-national semiconductor and telecommunications corporation and a start up company.
Successfully mediated a contract dispute between a winery and a vendor that sold inventory software.