Commercial Litigation

We represent clients in high-stakes commercial disputes, including trials and appeals in state and federal courts. We have successfully represented major corporations, financial institutions, hedge funds, insurers, start-up ventures, corporate officers and executives, and private individuals in all stages of business litigation, arbitration, and mediation. We offer this expertise at a fraction of the cost of the white-shoe firms in which we trained.

Representative Matters

Start-ups, Fintech, and Crypto
  • Represented fintech start-up in multi-million dollar litigation with marketing firm.
  • Represented investor group in dispute with NFT start-up founder.
  • Represented crypto start-up in arbitration and mediation proceedings regarding disputed token awards.
  • Represented crypto-focused fund-of-funds in receivership proceeding.
  • Represented healthcare payment start-up in regulatory proceeding related to money transmitter licensing requirements.
  • Represented start-up financial services company in dispute with sponsoring hedge fund.
New York City Business Disputes
  • Represented Japanese beef wholesaler in litigation against Queens restaurant holding company.
  • Represented New York medical services network in business divorce litigation.
  • Represented Queens business owner in commercial mortgage dispute.
  • Represented New York City start up in contract dispute with client.
  • Represented New York City lawyer in law firm partnership dispute litigation.
Financial Services and Competition
  • Represented major corporation as plaintiff in multi-billion dollar litigation with lenders challenging sophisticated liability management transaction.
  • Represented advertising company as plaintiff in antitrust jury trial.
  • Represented plaintiff trustees in $13 billion bench trial in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.
  • Represented excess insurer in dispute with debtor and other insurers regarding asbestos-related personal injury claims.
  • Represented investors and trustees in multiple multi-billion dollar residential mortgage-backed securities repurchase litigations.
  • Represented corporation as defendant in shareholder derivative class action.
  • Represented media technology company as defendant in preliminary injunction suit by telecommunications firm.
Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Represented major insurer in state and federal lawsuits and other coverage disputes with opioid manufacturers and distributors.
  • Represented international pension fund in breach of contract disputes with insurers over hundreds of millions in rate increases.
  • Represented defendant excess insurers in appellate proceedings regarding scope of excess insurance.
  • Represented out-of-network emergency medical providers as plaintiff-appellants in insurance reimbursement rate dispute.
  • Represented reinsurer in dispute regarding legacy insurance coverage.