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Description of Practice
A mediator, investigator and litigator with over 16 years of experience in complex business disputes addressing issues of: employment, intellectual property, construction, sexual harassment, and general business contracts.
Mediator, internal investigator, and commercial litigator with experience in state and federal courts representing clients in business disputes relating to employment, construction, real estate, malpractice, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and complex commercial contracts. Also has experience with securities law and fiduciary liability for officers and directors of corporations. Notable results: * Negotiated generous severance package for high-level executive in the midst of the restructuring of company and recapitalization. * Obtained $3.5 million judgment for client who had sued former employees for stealing trade secrets, customer information, equipment, and parts to set up competing business using stolen goods and proprietary information. * Obtained jury award for 100% of claimed damages in contract dispute over unpaid bills and successfully dismissed counterclaims for professional negligence. * Obtained favorable settlement for class of common shareholders in a dispute over fairness and validity of a company recapitalization. * Obtained favorable settlement of claims by unions against subcontractor for alleged failure to pay benefits under ERISA. * Obtained favorable settlement for homeowner in dispute with general contractor for negligence and breach of contract.
Experience with mediations on a wide variety of legal claims, including employment contracts, probate disputes, real estate disputes, family law disputes, commercial contracts and construction.
Mediation Works, Inc.
Mediation Approach & Philosophy
I believe in a collaborative process but believe my expertise and experience can help inform the parties and guide them to a realistic understanding as to whether resolving the dispute outside of mediation would be successful.
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