Representative Matters

Transactional

  • Major restructuring of regional real estate developer’s debt obligations, involving numerous interrelated partnerships, to permit continuation of developer’s business activities
  • Structuring of complex hotel development and construction transaction including numerous public and private funding sources
  • Structured REIT’s acquisition of one of regions most successful retail shopping centers
  • Structured acquisition of one of America’s largest Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealerships
  • Engineered multi-party transaction to develop and construct 14-screen movie multiplex and IMAX theater on Wilmington Riverfront
  • Represented national moving company in complex Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) transaction

 

Litigation and Litigation-Related

  • Established multi-million dollar cost-saving precedent for transfer tax liability of Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) before Delaware’s Supreme Court
  • Successfully argued for dismissal in early stages of class action litigation against well-known health club operator
  • Represented shareholder in corporate dispute with co-owner of company, resulting in exclusive ownership of company and sizable monetary recovery for client
  • Successfully argued for dismissal of complaint against employer for alleged non-payment of commissions related to sales of commercial and residential cost-saving power systems
  • Counsel to large REIT in multiple real estate-related disputes
  • Counsel to national property management and development company in multiple real estate-related matters
  • Represented limited liability company in dispute over sale and ownership of investment aircraft resulting in favorable, pre-trial resolution
  • Represented physician in employment discrimination matter involving one of the nation’s largest integrated health systems, resulting in favorable settlement
  • Counsel to large regional developer in lawsuit against municipal government to secure public sewer access
  • Representation of national moving and storage company in multiple commercial disputes