Defense of a major Hollywood actor in both federal and state court actions alleging various claims, including tortious interference and fraud. The case involved novel issues of jurisdiction. The strategy developed by the defense team led to a voluntary dismissal of the federal court action, and a dismissal with prejudice of a subsequently filed action in Florida State court.
Representation of B piece and special servicer clients, handling in excess of $130billion in 2.0 CMBSsecuritizations.
Representation of an energy companyin its $9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of another energycompany, resulting in the creation of the largest utility holding company in the United States.
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...