Represented the HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. in the largest Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fine in North Carolina history. Our team successfully negotiated a fine reduction from $1 million to $110,000 paid over 12 months. Subsequently, we defended our client in a suit brought by 71 individual plaintiffs/former employees seeking class action relief alleging various injuries from mercury poisoning. The plaintiffs’ counsel had brought a similar case in Georgia, in which our firm was not involved, that settled for more than $20 million. In our North Carolina case, the company chose to fight rather than settle. After several years of litigation, we won summary judgment which was upheld on appeal to the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court.

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Patent prosecution and counseling for University of Connecticut
Represents the University of Connecticut under government contract and prosecutes patent applications for biological and chemical technologies such more
Zino Davidoff S.A. v. Holbrook Wholesalers Inc.
Obtained temporary restraining order and consent order enjoining sale of counterfeit and gray market DAVIDOFF fragrances, as well as significant more
The Coca Cola Co. v. PepsiCo Inc., et al.
Represented Pepsi-Cola Co. and PepsiCo in a patent infringement suit brought by Coca-Cola in the Northern District of Georgia involving bag-in-box more
Employment litigation alleging sexual harassment and retaliation for a chemical manufacturer
Represented a chemical manufacturer in lawsuit brought by a former employee alleging sexual harassment and retaliation, culminating in her more