These attorneys typically achieve specialized expertise working for huge institutional purchasers. Because of this particular expertise, they’re usually in demand, even once they get extra senior. When the financial system was very strong in the early 2000s, for instance, it was not unusual for a company lawyer working towards at a 3-person law agency in a suburb of New Jersey to get moved across the country towork in a serious law agency in Silicon Valley. These attorneys, who might need been making $50,000 in New Jersey, have been all of a sudden being wooed by big corporations everywhere in the United States despite having graduated from lower-tier legislation colleges. MWKA’s secure of corporate litigation specialists have represented start-ups, partnerships, liquidators, listed and private entities in resolving boardroom tussles, shareholders’ disputes and winding up litigations. Much of our contentious company law portfolio involves directors’ duties and breaches of fiduciary obligation, minority safety, derivative actions, joint ventures disputes, post-mergers/acquisitions disputes and winding-up petitions.
We moved to dismiss the claims primarily based on the plain language of the contract. Judge Rakoff issued a 32-page opinion agreeing with our place throughout the board and dismissing the complaint in its entirety, with no opportunity to replead. We defended a corporate entity and its Chairman of the Board in a swimsuit by the company entity’s former President and Chief Executive Officer for alleged wrongful termination in search of hundreds of thousands in damages. The plaintiff asserted quite a few claims, together with fraudulent misrepresentation, negligent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary obligation, breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and wrongful discharge in violation of public coverage. We rapidly ready the motion to dismiss, which the Court granted partially.