Successfully defending a biopharmaceutical company in a multi-pronged litigation concerning control of the company.
Winning an arbitration award valued at over $4 million in a reinsurance dispute against a Lloyd’s of London underwriter following a four-day arbitration pursuant to an ARAIS reinsurance dispute resolution provision. The client insurance company had arranged for workers compensation reinsurance for losses in excess of $1 million, which the reinsurer had failed to honor based on its assertion that the losses must have taken place in the same loss occurrence. The claimant successfully proved to a panel of industry arbitrators that the requirement that the losses occurred in the same occurrence had been specifically negotiated out of the reinsurance treaty.
Obtaining a preliminary injunction prohibiting the expulsion of one two operators of a prominent New York City restaurant chain by the other, leading to a confidential separation settlement agreement.
Johnson Gallagher LLC has enjoyed an enviable record of litigation success in complex commercial disputes, as well as intellectual property matters. Since its formation in 2004, the Firm has successfully served as trial counsel in a great number of substantial disputes across the United States. Our representative matters include:
Winning summary judgment for plaintiff, declaring numerous loans contained in securitized loan pools breached various warranties and representations pertaining to the financial wherewithal of the borrowers, resulting in a negotiated monetary settlement of approximately $20 million dollars in favor of our client, who insured payments to noteholders on the bonds backed by the loans.
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Winning judgment worth more than $100 million for plaintiff following a four week jury trial in Omaha, Nebraska against a subsidiary of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway.
Winning judgment for plaintiff, following a five-week trial in the San Francisco Superior Court, ruling that defendants, the majority shareholders in a massive Philippine hydroelectric and irrigation facility, had miscalculated their rate of return under a minority shareholder dilution formula contained in the parties’ shareholders agreement, awarding plaintiff approximately $20 million in past damages and declaring that plaintiff had retained its 15% ownership interest in the project, thereby entitling our client to estimated future distributions of up to an additional $100 million.
Representing French manufacturer of medical device in patent dispute against W.L. Gore & Associates; case settled after our client prevailed at Markman Hearing.
In ICC arbitration, winning judgment of approximately $10 million for a Russian telecommunications client.