Successful Defense of $55 Million Products Liability Lawsuit

Major International Manufacturer of High-Rise Fire Sprinkler System Components

Defense of a major international manufacturer of high-rise fire sprinkler system components in a $55 million products liability lawsuit.  The plaintiff, a condominium association, alleged that the manufacturer's product was incompatible with other component parts of the condominium's fire sprinkler system. The matter settled just weeks before a jury trial on very favorable terms for the client.

Handled the sale of over 2,000 REOs, with aggregate purchase prices in the billions of dollars, through both the negotiation and closing of individual sales and the structuring and sale by auction of multiple properties. The largest was approximately $216 million, which was the sale of a major hotel...
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 Miami...
Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 case of Poinciana Development, a developer of more than 500 single family homes in Southwest Miami-Dade County, Florida, who ran out of construction financing and was unable complete the development of the last 34 home...