Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Representative Experience

  • Successfully represented leading medical device company in federal court litigation involving claims for breach of an international distribution agreement, fraud, tortious interference, libel, and violations of the Lanham Act, Georgia’s Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Georgia Trade Secrets Act, and Georgia’s RICO Act. Managed numerous complex electronic discovery issues, including: collection of over 2.3 terabytes of electronic data from approximately 150 custodians; review and categorization of responsive documents by over thirty contract attorneys; and related obligations imposed by court-appointed Discovery Special Master. Secured multi-million dollar settlement for client.
  • Successfully represented one of the nation’s leading universities in an arbitration regarding alleged breach of a multi-million dollar program management agreement. Secured settlement for client.
  • Represented national food distribution company in lawsuit alleging breach of a loan agreement and a no-offset agreement. Secured settlement for client.
  • Represented a cold storage transportation and warehouse company in an arbitration action involving alleged breach of contract involving the storage and blast freezing of bovine hides. Following discovery, negotiated a resolution of all claims on terms favorable to client.
  • Represented a major oil pipeline company in a $35 million arbitration involving contract interpretation and applicability.
  • Successfully obtained a $3 million arbitration award for rescission of a Securities Purchase Agreement for a title insurance company.
  • Designed, developed and implemented two national alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) (hybrid mediation/arbitration) programs that significantly reduced self-insurance and commercial insurance costs. Worked with “in-house” information systems teams to develop robust electronic ADR tracking systems that provided timely, accurate information on the status of various ADR initiatives.
  • Presented an “industry standard” ADR program to select members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.