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Gerald A. Novack

Petrobras Am., Inc. v. Astra Oil Trading NV, 2020 WL 4873226 (Tex. App. – Hous. (14th Dist.)) (Aug. 20, 2020) (rejecting challenge to US$820.5 million settlement agreement).

Bishop v. Wells Fargo & Company, 823 F.3d 35 (2d Cir. 2016) (False Claims Act).
Siga Technologies, Inc. v. Pharmathene, Inc, 67 A.3d 330 (Delaware Supreme Court) (2013) pharmaceutical industry contract dispute.

Petrobras America, Inc. v. Astra Oil Trading NV, 2012 WL 1068311 (Tex. App. - Hous. (1 Dist.)) (confirmation of $639 million arbitration Award).

Transcor Astra Group S.A. v. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras, 2011 WL 386781 (5th Cir. February 3, 2011) (Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act; oil refinery purchase).

Talisman Capital Talon Fund, Ltd. v. Gunnerman, 2010 WL 2851734 (9th Circuit July 21, 2010) (intellectual property dispute).

EcoEnergy Solutions, Inc. v. Gunnerman, 2009 WL 2524976 (Nevada Supreme Court) (July 31, 2009) (intellectual property ownership dispute).

Underhill Inv. Corp. v. Fixed Income Disc. Advisory Co., 2009 WL 808317 (3d Cir. Mar. 30, 2009) (financial services industry finder's fee claim).

Congregation Yetev Lev D'Satmar, Inc. v. Kahana, 9 N.Y.3d 282 (2007) (First Amendment; non-justiciability of corporate election of religious corporation); Congregation Yetev Lev D'Satmar of Kiryas Joel, Inc. v. Congregation Yetev Lev D'Satmar, Inc., 9 N.Y.3d 297 (2007) (First Amendment; non-justiciability of real estate dispute involving religious corporation).

American Continental Properties, Inc. v Lynn, 32 A.D.3d 700, 822 N.Y.S.2d 1(1st Dep't 2006) (defend architectural malpractice claims).

Metropolitan Steel Industries, Inc. v. Perini Corporation, 23 A.D.3d 205, 803 N.Y.S.2d 549 (1st Dep't 2005) (claims against professional engineering firm).

Wieder v. Skala, 272 A.D.2d 58, 707 N.Y.S.2d 829 (1st Dep’t 2000) (wrongful termination suit against law firm by former associate).

Honzawa v. Honzawa, 268 A.D.2d 327, 701 N.Y.S.2d 411 (1st Dep’t 2000) (malicious prosecution action against law firm).

Waldman v. Village of Kiryas Joel, 207 F.3d 105 (2d Cir. 2000) (action seeking dissolution of municipality on ground its existence violates First Amendment because of allegedly excessive involvement of local religious leaders in village government).

DiRienzo v. Philip Services Corp., 232 F.3d 49 (2d Cir. 2000) (securities fraud class action).

Dan’s Supreme Supermarkets, Inc. v. Redmont Realty Co., 261 A.D.2d 353, 690 N.Y.S.2d 272 (2d Dep’t 1999) (long-term commercial lease dispute).

Alas Int’l, Ltd. v. Ramiz, 263 A.D.2d 364, 692 N.Y.S.2d 378 (1st Dep’t 1999) (dispute over ownership of airline).

McMahan & Co. v. Dunn Newfund I, Ltd., 230 A.D.2d 1, 656 N.Y.S.2d 620 (1st Dep’t 1997) (commodity pool operator claim against broker-dealer).

Deane v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, 227 A.D.2d 247, 642 N.Y.S.2d 280 (1st Dep’t 1996) (legal malpractice action).

Friedman v. Beway Realty Corp., 87 N.Y.2d 161, 638 N.Y.S.2d 399 (1995) (valuation of corporate shares in dissenters’ rights proceeding).

STV Group, Inc. v. American Continental Properties, Inc., 216 A.D.2d 376, 628 N.Y.S.2d 525 (2d Dep’t 1995) (claim for sanctions against law firm).

Chapnick v. Cohen, 203 A.D.2d 362, 609 N.Y.S.2d 681 (1st Dep’t 1994) (dispute with architect).

Donovan v. Secretary of Health & Human Servs., 28 Fed. Cl. 459 (U.S. Court of Federal Claims 1993) (National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act proceeding).

Pacific Dunlop Holdings Incorporated v. Allen & Company, Incorporated, 993 F.2d 578 (7th Cir. 1993) (securities fraud action).

Chapple v. Levinsky, 961 F.2d 372 (2d Cir. 1992) (fraudulent conveyance action).

Heffernan v. Pacific Dunlop GNB Corp., 965 F.2d 369 (7th Cir. 1992) (indemnification of corporate officers and directors for securities law claims).

Marine Engineers Benevolent Ass’n v. Burnley, 936 F.2d 284 (6th Cir. 1991) (proceedings for revocation of shipowner’s coastwise trading privileges).

In re Corya, 175 A.D.2d 162, 572 N.Y.S.2d 51 (2d Dep’t 1991) (Surrogate’s Court surcharge proceedings against executors for alleged fraud).

Caribbean Trading & Fidelity Corp. v. Nigerian Nat’l Petroleum Corp., 948 F.2d 111 (2d Cir. 1991) (enforcement of Nigerian arbitration award under UN Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards).

Thornhill v. Donnkenny, Inc., 823 F.2d 782 (4th Cir. 1987) (breach of fiduciary duty and RICO claims against apparel industry executive).

Global International Airways Corp. v. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 727 F.2d 246 (2d Cir. 1984) (charter airlines’ challenge to enforceability of Port Authority of NY and NJ aircraft noise rules).

New York State Urban Development Corp v. Marcus Garvey Brownstone Houses, Inc., 98 A.D.2d 767, 469 N.Y.S.2d 789 (2d Dep’t 1983) (mortgage foreclosure of state-subsidized housing projects).

Holtzman v. Power, 27 N.Y.2d 628, 313 N.Y.S.2d 760 (1970) (challenge to constitutionality of ballot placement mechanism for N.Y. primary elections).

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