Business Law, Commercial & Real Estate Litigation
Successfully defended one of the most successful individual distributors of one of Utah's largest multilevel marketing companies against allegations of defamation, tortious interference, and civil conspiracy seeking over $20 million, resulting in dismissal of claims.
Represented one of the world's most celebrated film festivals in action alleging interference with contractual relations and prospective economic gain.
Represented a medical technology company in a contract dispute against a subsidiary of a billion dollar medical technology company and obtained settlement critical to client's business success.
Prevailed in litigation representing an auto dealership against Chrysler and achieved reinstatement of dealership.
Successfully resolved litigation regarding a joint venture involving ownership of an $80 million dollar resort development.
Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of a real estate developer in a multi-million dollar action involving breach of a management agreement.
Succeeded in obtaining reinstatement of auto dealership in dispute with General Motors.
Defended one of the oldest and well-known outdoor retailers in the United States in purported class action, resulting in dismissal of action.
Prevailed at trial in a case involving a dispute between a real estate seller and would-be purchaser.
Successfully resolved an eminent domain dispute between the State of Utah and a Salt Lake City area business owner.
Non-Solicitation, Non-Competition, and Employment Disputes
Counsel for largest private operator of health care facilities in the world in litigation over a non-competition agreement, including claims for breach of fiduciary duty, resulting in favorable settlement for client.
Defended several out of state distributors in suit brought by global direct sales company involving alleged breach of non-competition agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and conspiracy claims.
Represented one of world's largest private operators of health care facilities in employment discrimination dispute and resolved successfully in the early stages of the dispute.
Successfully defended an individual and a company in cases alleging claims including, breach of non-competition agreement, passing off, claims of copyright violations, theft of trade secrets, passing off, tortious interference, and breach of duty of loyalty.
Represented the CEO of a major international clothing manufacturer based in Japan in a severance dispute.
Member of the lead Salt Lake City based trial team in defense of a multi-million dollar class-action antitrust suit that included price fixing claims.
Represented a waste disposal company in an antitrust suit against national waste management companies, resulting in favorable confidential settlement.
Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property
Defended several cases alleging copyright infringement of stock photos.
Represented Canadian company in patent infringement suit brought by Utah company obtaining favorable result.
Represented an individual defendant in a racketeering and securities fraud litigation with alleged damages in excess of $12 million dollars, defeating the racketeering charges on summary judgment and favorably resolving all remaining claims.
Prevailed at trial in the defense of a securities transfer company in a case of securities fraud and related claims.
Defended a professional engineering firm against allegations of negligence in the development of a multi-million dollar municipal water project resulting in a favorable settlement agreement for the engineering firm.
Successfully defended a law firm against a multi-million dollar claim involving allegations of elaborate real estate fraud and other fraudulent investments.