Successfully Obtained $1.02 Billion Jury Verdict for Homebuilder

Lennar Corporation
Representation of major homebuilder Lennar Corporation in an action against a former business partner, who had engaged in a fraud and defamation scheme in order to extort money from our client. Following a jury trial, Lennar was awarded $1.02 billion in damages. The decision was upheld on appeal.
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