We obtained a win for GFI Group on an appeal to the New York Appellate Division, First Department in an employment motion that involved breaches of restrictive covenants in a former senior manager’s employment settlement. The trial court docket granted the supervisor abstract judgment each on his claims and on GFI’s counterclaims, but after GFI retained us to guide its enchantment we persuaded the First Department to vacate the summary judgments and to remand for trial. We obtained a unanimous victory for AIG within the West Virginia Supreme Court, which vacated all that was left of a $58 million jury verdict in an environmental insurance protection dispute. We had first challenged the underlying punitive damages and successfully reduced that verdict by $28 million on post-trial motions. Then, in a unanimous determination, the West Virginia Supreme Court zeroed out the judgment, rejecting plaintiffs’ argument that they were entitled to the remaining $30 million for alleged injuries to a corporation’s shareholders.

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To find sensible options to those difficult issues, purchasers depend on Goodwin’s tax lawyers to advise on the complete vary of worldwide, federal and state tax issues. Clients seek us out not solely to handle their tax issues on a transaction, but additionally to assist them gain a aggressive advantage by creating buildings designed to resolve the tax issues confronted by the counterparties. The Investment Funds apply group is an interdisciplinary group of attorneys who focus on formation and administration of private funding funds, and illustration of fund sponsors, managers, advisers, and traders.

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In addition, we’ve been at the forefront of special function acquisition company IPOs and related transactions. Our Capital Markets Group includes greater than 60 lawyers across the united states, Europe and Latin America. We represent bulge bracket, middle-market and boutique funding banks, in addition to private and non-private companies of all sizes and industries all over the world, in a extensive variety of public, Rule 144A and Regulation S, and private debt and equity transactions. Our shoppers flip to us for our ability to guide the market in phrases of innovation and financial structuring, the depth of our global staff and our artistic thought leadership. Our worldwide arbitration group in Washington, D.C., working intently with attorneys from our Geneva and London places of work, deal with complex, high-stakes industrial arbitration and funding treaty arbitration issues.

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Clients achieve the advantage of our international attain and integrated applied sciences that are designed to allow us to respond seamlessly on their behalf across workplaces and practices. In a pro bono civil rights case, the Tenth Circuit twice reversed the entry of judgment in opposition to our shopper, holding that the district court’s rulings on absolute and qualified immunity were wrong as a matter of law. In two separate but associated product legal responsibility instances involving defective heating hose, the Tenth Circuit affirmed large judgments for our shoppers and upheld prejudgment interest awards from the date of a defective product’s installation, which added almost $11 million to the judgments. In a case of first impression, the Tenth Circuit affirmed summary judgment and upheld our client’s proper to rescind a $3 million “key man” life insurance coverage.

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