Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Formation and funding for start-up solar power company
Represented start-up solar power company with initial formation and funding. more
Wage/hour collective action for major beverage company
Represented a major beverage company in a putative class action in the Southern District of Florida brought by several route salespeople seeking to more
Underwriter's counsel for Sandler O'Neill + Partners L.P. in a $161.2 million public offering
Represented underwriter, Sandler O'Neill + Partners L.P., in the follow-on public offering of $161.2 million of common stock by National Penn more
Getty Properties Corp. v. Parmar
Represented Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. in a case where a franchisee of the client was terminated he began using the Getty name in more