Business and Risk Sharing Litigation
Civil Fraud Prosecution
False Claims/Whistleblower Suits
General Counsel and Transactions
International Litigation and Arbitration
John G. Balestriere
Vittoria M. Fariello
Mark D. Lefkowitz
Mathew J. Mari
Jillian L. McNeil
Jon L. Norinsberg
Christine A. Rodriguez
Matthew W. Schmidt
Law School Apprentices
Prosecuted private fraud action to verdict at federal trial involving professionals defrauded in a complex tax and insurance scam.
Prosecuted to arbitration evidentiary hearing a financial service professional’s claim against major financial institution.
Prosecuted trademark infringement action on behalf of small business against billion-dollar adversary.
Prosecuted breach of fiduciary duty action against company on behalf of junior partner in the company.
Defended large construction contractor in civil litigation brought by sub-contractor.
Conducted outside investigation on behalf of investment company regarding a potential acquisition.
Represented whistleblowers in false claims matter against insurer and developers.
Prosecuted business torts and breach of contract claim against international insurer and risk management company.
Prosecuted professional malpractice matter against attorney who settled on generous basis, despite the attorney not having insurance coverage.
Defended hedge fund manager in criminal case involving allegations of theft.
Prosecuted class action on behalf of consumers defrauded by online auction companies.
Obtained favorable settlement representing partner in law firm dissolution.
Represented national distributor in fraud action against overseas manufacturer.
Prosecuted malicious prosecution and defamation action to jury verdict obtaining an award of damages.
Advised start-up company regarding litigation risk management and development of internal operations and procedures.
Represented art collector in a case involving conversion of paintings and breach of fiduciary duties by a New York gallery.
Defended services company in trial regarding payments due to state and local governments.
Defended individual on appeal after conviction following criminal trial, overturning earlier conviction.
Defended professional services company in partnership dispute involving a former partner of the company.
Defended financial professional in dispute with his former employer investment bank and one of the bank’s large clients.
Consulted hedge fund regarding potential effect of government litigation on the fund’s investment decisions.
Represented major investor in multinational company in intense negotiations and arbitration.
Obtained reversal of multi-million dollar judgment against company and resolved complex trademark litigation for a de minimis payment.
Conducted internal investigation at client construction company regarding accounting irregularities.
Represented financial institution whistleblower in dealings with regulators.
Prosecuted class action on behalf of consumers defrauded by credit services company.
Represented technology start-up in ownership dispute.
Represented whistle blower in action against leading global investment firm.
Prosecuted fraud action in relation to global commodities trading.
Represented hedge fund in action against rogue trader.
Defended multinational company through summary judgment in district court, obtaining a dismissal of action alleging multiple breaches of fiduciary duty and intentional torts.
Obtained settlement on behalf of the Government in a a False Claims Act matter against New York real estate developers involving a major Manhattan commercial project.