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Represented an independent energy company in a case of first impression that thousands of natural-gas leases are permissible under Pennsylvania's Guaranteed Minimum Royalty Act.  Kilmer v. Elexco Land Services, Inc., 990 A.2d 1147 (Pa. 2010) 

Represented Interamerican Asset Management Fund Limited in proceedings supplementary to enforce a US$4.3 million overseas judgment in Florida against fraudulent transferees of assets of judgment debtors by reverse-piercing the corporate veil.

Represented Ocwen Loan Servicing in case affirming that the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act does not require a lender to consider and evaluate a loss-mitigation application submitted less than 37 days prior to a foreclosure sale, even if sale is rescheduled.  Lage v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, 839 F.3d 1003 (11th Cir. 2016) 

Successfully represented financial institution in case involving the interplay of Florida statue of limitations and foreclosure actions.  Bartram v. U.S. Bank, National Association, 211 So.3d 1009 (Fla. 2016) 

Represented Vibram USA in case involving a dispute over advertising injury coverage involving the use of a deceased athlete's name to advertise and market running shoes and apparel.  Dismissal of claims was affirmed on appeal.  Holyoke Mut. Ins. Co. v. Vibram USA, Inc., 106 N.E. 3d 572 (Mass. 2018)

Represented Washington State Treasurer in case challenging allocation of municipal bonds among would-be purchasers. Dismissal of all claims was affirmed on appeal. Access the USA, LLC v. State, 2018 WL 1709674 (April 9, 2018).

Represented World Wrestling Entertainment in favorable, publishable motion to dismiss appeals arising from a non-final order when district court dismissed claims of only some plaintiffs in consolidated cases.  McCullough v. World Wrestling Entertainment, No. 16-1231 (2d Cir. 2016); Haynes v. World Wrestling Entertainment, No. 16-1237 (2d Cir. 2016) 

Represented John Hancock Ins. Co. in case alleging breach of contract and violation of limitation of liability.  Dismissal of claim under suicide claim was affirmed on appeal.   Digitalchemy, LLC. v. John Hancock Ins. Co., 2019 WL 5698789 (9th Cir. Nov. 4, 2019) 

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