Successfully defended one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers against a former employee's allegations that his termination constituted a breach of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, a retaliatory discharge prohibited by state law, as well as race discrimination prohibited by Title VII. We won summary judgment on all claims and a subsequent appeal to the Fourth Circuit. As a result, our client was awarded litigation costs.

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Injunction on behalf of national automobile painting franchisor against former franchisee
Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of a national automobile painting franchisor against a former franchisee enforcing the franchise more
Boardman Petroleum, Inc. v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Boardman Petroleum in two significant actions resulting in reported decisions. The first action was brought in the more
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation and converted the system into a more
Acquisition of grocery stores in 363 bankruptcy sale
Representation of Bi-Lo LLC and Southern Family Markets in acquiring grocery stores from Winn-Dixie in a 363 bankruptcy sale. Transaction valued in more