We represented Defendant Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. in a class action seeking damages in excess of $500 million. The case concerned allegations of negligence and securities fraud against Morgan Stanley in its role as financial advisor and underwriter to the Republic Bank-Interfirst Bank merger. The case settled favorably for Defendant.
Robin Gibbs was co-lead counsel along with former partner Paul Dobrowski representing Plaintiff distributor. Robin and Paul obtained a $4.1 million judgment, following a five week jury trial, against Defendant manufacturer for breach of joint venture agreement.
We represented Defendants in a lender liability case involving claims of $10 million in actual damages and $34 million in punitive damages. We secured a verdict for Defendants on all liability issues with zero damages. The matter was affirmed on appeal.
We were counsel for Plaintiff in claiming that Defendant breached a joint venture agreement to develop cogeneration projects. We secured a $60 million jury verdict for Plaintiff. The case settled favorably on appeal.
We were counsel for Defendant Coastal in a suit by Tenneco and Northwestern Pipeline Company seeking injunctive relief and damages against Coastal to prevent construction of an $800 million natural gas pipeline in the western United States. The injunction was denied. The matter was affirmed on appeal.