Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Mi...
Representation of a major homebuilder in a nationwide putative class action in which plaintiffs alleged negligence, strict liability, breach of express and implied warranty, and violation of FDUPTA, and sought injunctive relief and medical monitoring, asserting that spray polyurethane foam used as an insulation in the manufactured homes was defective and toxic by both design and installation. Our team successfully prevented the consolidation of the case into an MDL, obtained a stay, and compelled home inspections which revealed a lack of basis in the plaintiffs' claims. The suit was voluntarily dismissed.
Defense of a flight management computer manufacturer in a products liability action involving $300 million in claims for personal injury and property damage. A favorable judgment was secured on behalf of client following a ten-week federal jury trial.
Oversaw the servicing of over $6 billion worth of hotel loans involving sales and loan assumptions, restructurings, mergers, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, forbearances and other workouts, changes in franchises/ flags, operating/ master lease issues, private equity takeovers, changes in management, e...