Served as lead in-house counsel representing BellSouth in this significant antitrust case, which raised issues under essential facilities doctrine and the intersection of antitrust law and the Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996. The United States Supreme Court ultimately decided the antitrust liability issues in a companion case in BellSouth’s favor. Verizon Commc’ns Inc. v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko, LLP, 540 US 398 (2004).

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Contract dispute arising out of a government contract for a marine repair and conversion company
Represent a marine repair and conversion contractor in disputes arising from a contract for the conversion of a fleet of U.S. Coast Guard cutters. more
Sale of subsidiary of international manufacturer and buy-out of joint venture partner
Represented an international manufacturer in the sale of its gas fittings business, including operations in the United States, France and Mexico. In more
Conducted due diligence for private equity fund prior to the acquisition of 400-acre coastal Brownfields site in California
Conducted due diligence for private equity fund prior to the acquisition of 400-acre coastal Brownfields site in California with active oil field more
Arbitration for national haircutting franchisor against former franchisees' fraud and breach of contract claims
Successfully defended a national haircutting franchisor against former franchisees’ fraud and breach of contract claims in arbitration. more