Represented the HoltraChem Manufacturing Co., a producer of chlorine and other chemicals, in the largest 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 over $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 OncImmune, a diagnostics start-up company
Represents OncImmune, a diagnostics start-up affiliated with the University of Nottingham, in obtaining patents for cancer diagnostic methods.  These more
Intellectual property protection for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies
Serves as intellectual property counsel for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies overseeing protection of intellectual more
Counsel for infrastructure company
Represented infrastructure company in connection with several toll road projects. more
Contested acquisition of CNB Financial Corporation
Represented CNB Financial Corporation in its contested acquisition. After executing a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., CNB more