Litigation

 
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Robert M. Buchanan Senior Counsel 617 338 2861 vCard
Julie D. Capehart Counsel 212 660 3092 vCard
Patrick P. Dinardo Partner 617 338 2817 vCard
Barron M. Flood Associate 212 660 3047 vCard
Clark A. Freeman Associate 617 338 2965 vCard
Corinne Hood Greene Of Counsel 617 338 2455 vCard
Ira K. Gross Partner 617 338 2823 vCard
Susanne Hafer Of Counsel 617 338 2428 vCard
Richard Hiersteiner Senior Counsel 617 338 2997 vCard
Jeffrey M. Karp Senior Counsel 202 370 3921 vCard
Nathaniel R.B. Koslof Associate 617 338 2439 vCard
Natalie S. Lederman Associate 212 660 3039 vCard
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Nicholas M. O'Donnell Partner 617 338 2814 or
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George O. Richardson III Partner 212 660 3021 vCard
Harry H. Rimm Partner 212 660 3029 vCard
Ryan M. Rosenblatt Associate 617 338 2913 vCard
Anna Lea Setz Associate 212 660 3020 vCard
Gerry Silver Partner 212 660 3096 vCard
Mitchell C. Stein Partner 212 660 3042 vCard
Laura Steinberg Partner 617 338 2867 vCard
Michael T. Sullivan Partner 212 660 3024 vCard
Paul E. Summit Partner 617 338 2488 vCard
Erika L. Todd Associate 617 338 2825 vCard
Edward Woll Jr. Of Counsel 617 338 2859 vCard
Amy A. Zuccarello Partner 617 338 2988 vCard

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Our Litigation Group recognizes that litigation is more than a legal issue for our clients — it's a major business problem. When disputes arise, we are sensitive to the demands of our client's business and are careful not to lose the business war while winning the litigation battle. We make it our goal to shape the resolution of a dispute to our client's business realities. This philosophy guides even our earliest involvement in the management of disputes, as we use Sullivan & Worcester's full capabilities to keep budding disputes from turning into major crises. When a negotiated resolution cannot be achieved, our early intervention can help to strengthen our ability to litigate the dispute to a successful resolution.

Representative Client Work

  • Tried a case on behalf of an investment management company that established the enforceability of a non-competition covenant against a portfolio manager
  • Successfully represented a Texas-based retail store in a complex breach of contract action
  • Represented an institutional investor in civil and criminal proceedings to recover losses resulting from rogue employee's off-market trading of more than $9 billion in securities
  • Used our investigation and litigation skills to secure claims for first-party and third-party insurance coverage for the largest records and information management services company in a multiparty litigation, after arson destroyed one of its record storage warehouses
  • Defended a Canadian engineering company in a federal securities class action in Texas arising from the Bre-x gold scandal
  • Pursued an action on behalf of SAP and its founders, against a law firm for aiding and abetting fraud and breach of fiduciary duty — designated one of the ten "major litigations of the year" by the National Law Journal
  • Went to federal court to help an international bank collect a loan in excess of $100 million from the central bank of a foreign nation
  • Secured a successful international arbitration decision involving a distribution agreement for a multi-national pharmaceutical company
  • Represented a publicly-traded technology company against a publicly-traded Canadian company in a dispute concerning the theft of confidential, proprietary and trade secret information relating to business methodologies for electronic data storage and protection
  • Conducted nationwide intellectual property protection and enforcement programs and handled related litigation for Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and their licensing entities, as well as Comedy Partners (South Park), and NCP Marketing Group, Inc. (Tae Bo)

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