General Business Counsel & Corporate Matters

  • General counsel for global hospitality and membership club business operating in Mexico, California, New York and Europe
  • General counsel for international investigation and corporate intelligence firm assisting with contracts and due diligence
  • Drafted and negotiated U.S. sales and distribution agreement for Scottish whisky brand
  • Helped entrepreneurs in launching new homeopathic product; analyzed product offering materials for compliance with regulations
  • General counsel for Russian media company and television station in the U.S.
  • General counsel for medical device manufacturer in connection with distribution agreement in the U.S.
  • Drafting and negotiations over operating, investment and profit sharing agreement for mining project business venture in Brazil.
  • Represented investor in connection with investment strategies, due diligence on prospective deals and company formation.
  • Drafting of software implementation agreement for New Jersey distributor.
  • Supply agreement negotiations with Chinese purchaser of client’s former supplier of complex battery technology.
  • Consulting agreement negotiations for U.S. national with Hong Kong based conglomerate.
  • Advise entrepreneur on consulting and licensing agreement with French software company.
  • Assist New Jersey company in negotiating distribution agreement for product in Asia.
  • Formation of new online business involving consumer product manufacturing in U.K. and U.S.
  • Assisted entrepreneur in joint venture discussions in the oil and gas industry.
  • Advised entrepreneur-scientist on business development and R&D agreement options in defense industry.
  • Due diligence review for bidder of assets of hospital in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Due diligence review in acquisition of security software company.
  • Pre-litigation due diligence review of adverse events for major drug 
manufacturer and assessment of risks of product liability exposure.

Business Litigations, Dispute Resolution Matters & Investigations

  • Counsel for Switzerland family office helping to recover million dollar investment in Florida, obtained judgment against debtor in SDNY
  • Recovery of over $3M for private equity group in commercial litigation
  • Counsel for former Russian Forbes 500 list businessman in various litigations domestically and internationally
  • Settled multi-million dollar commercial litigations in different forums in New York, Connecticut and Russia
  • Settled complex decade long shareholder dispute between family members in Connecticut
  • Three year litigation in Los Angeles federal court over R&D and supply contracts, involving over $100 million in alleged damages, resulting in settlement after expert discovery and e-discovery, summary judgment and court ordered mediation.
  • Defended fraud and conspiracy claims against a private equity corporation in connection with real estate and business acquisition (responsible for discovery, depositions and summary judgment resulting in dismissal) in NJ Superior Court.
  • Counseled creditor in high-profile chapter 11 
bankruptcy in Delaware bankruptcy court resulting in settlement over multi-million dollar claim.
  • Represented foreign representative of multi-billion dollar 
Brazilian producer in chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in New York bankruptcy court; 
obtained orders granting injunction.
  • Co-counsel on brief before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals 
resulting in multi-million dollar tax refund to the trust.
  • Settled claims involving environmental spill and homeowner’s claims for diminution of real estate property value in NJ Superior Court.
  • Member of trial team in multi-million dollar litigation involving trading and market timing in Northern District of New York.
  • Handled e-discovery and responding subpoena in NJ District Court for major international bank in connection with commercial litigation over insurance coverage.
  • Defense and settlement of breach of contract and fraud case over sale of medical practice 
in New York Supreme Court after briefing and filing motion to dismiss.
  • Defense of healthcare provider in litigation in New Jersey Superior Court involving data 
breach claims.
  • TRO in NJ District Court (Camden) on behalf of healthcare facility facing termination of 
provider agreement and negotiations with government.
  • Handled dispute over medical billing practices in coordination with leading investigation 
firm and obtained pre-litigation settlement in vendor dispute.
  • Investigation and related litigation involving pirated domain name of large Latin American 
company in coordination with cybersecurity experts and investigators.
  • Risk analysis for international defense company and assist management with negotiations over multi million development agreements in the aerospace industry.
  • Assist senior management in pre-litigation negotiation and mediation proceedings over multi-million license agreement involving nanotechnology product and engineering 
matters, dispute between U.S. and European companies.
  • Investigation and litigation claims assessment involving alleged multi-year history of intentional infliction of 
emotional distress in rural community against individual.

Recent Representative Litigations 

  • Sardarov et al v. Faiman, SDNY District Court (2018-2019)

  • Chigirinskiy v. Panchenkova, SDNY District Court (2010-2018)

  • Dear Invest v. Borland, SDNY District Court (2018)

  • Gyrodata v BAE Systems et al, Central District of California, District Court (2012)

  • Recognized among leaders of NJ Bar in 2014