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Business Litigation

In our business litigation practice, some of our accomplishments include the following:

  • Won dismissal of former Miramax president in class action federal case involving allegations against Harvey Weinstein for sexual misconduct and RICO violations.
  • Obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of a former employee of Knoedler Art Gallery in a high-profile civil RICO litigation in the Southern District of New York involving claims of art fraud.
  • Achieved pre-answer, non-monetary dismissal on behalf of two company defendants in complex business dispute in the Eastern District of New York.
  • Quashed subpoena on behalf of a hedge fund against Bank of America.
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of corporate client accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for alleged failure to maintain an ADA compliant website.
  • Obtained favorable settlement for former General Counsel of a title insurance company who was sued in several cases in New York State’s Commercial Division for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and negligence.
  • Secured a non-monetary stipulation of dismissal with prejudice in favor of a major New York financial institution in a federal commercial action.
  • Obtained post-trial reduction of a federal jury award for a real estate company based on insufficient evidence.
  • Recovered sanctions, including recovery of attorneys’ fees, against an opposing party for discovery violations.
  • Secured a five-fold increase for an institutional investor who objected to a federal securities class action settlement plan of allocation.
  • Negotiated favorable monetary settlements for a quasi-governmental Canadian agency in federal breach of contract actions.
  • Negotiated substantial increase in severance pay outs for multiple former executives of major financial institutions. 

The above list includes work performed by Serpe LLC's predecessor law firm.


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