Successfully defended one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers against a former employee's allegations that his termination constituted a breach of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, a retaliatory discharge prohibited by state law, as well as race discrimination prohibited by Title VII. We won summary judgment on all claims and a subsequent appeal to the Fourth Circuit. As a result, our client was awarded litigation costs.

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License negotiation for an online gaming company
Assisted an online gaming company in connection with their negotiations with a gaming authority with respect to a gaming license. This is an entirely more
Acquisition for a developer of commercial and residential properties
The firm served as lead counsel in the acquisition for a developer of commercial and residential properties. more
Financing of acquisition made by Reynolds American
Represented Reynolds American Inc. in obtaining $2.1 billion of credit facilities to finance its acquisition of the Conwood Company. more
Multiple public offerings for New York Community Bancorp Inc.
Represented New York Community Bancorp Inc. in multiple financings, including its initial public offering,  three follow-on public stock offerings more