Successfully Overturned Lawsuits Against Miami Formula One Grand Prix
South Florida Stadium LLC and Miami Dolphins, Ltd.
Defense of South Florida Stadium LLC and Miami Dolphins, Ltd. in an action brought by various residents and homeowners’ associations of Miami Gardens, Florida. Plaintiffs sought declaratory judgment and injunctive relief in an effort to prevent the annual Miami Formula One Grand Prix at Hard Rock Stadium from taking place in their municipality. Upon conclusion of state and federal court cases, the case was dismissed in its entirety. The inaugural race boosted the local economy by nearly $350 million, with economists predicting that the annual race will create over 4,000 new jobs.
Representation of a Spanish language broadcaster in a $300 million Chapter 11 restructuring, including a $20 million credit facility.
Representation of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States, in a rare and complex case in which $1.5 million of trust assets had been diverted from their intended purpose and misused by the trustees.
Representation of media and publicity startup in the negotiation of licensing and distribution agreement with distributors in South America.