Experience

    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Solenis in the sale of Solenis to Platinum Equity at an implied enterprise value of $5.25 billion.
    • Resolution Life in a seven day bench trial resulting in an award of $75 million in damages and pre-judgment interest. The case stemmed from an attempted 2017 transaction in which Resolution Life sought to sell its Nebraska-based life insurance company, Lincoln Benefit Life, to Global Bankers Insurance Group.
    • Cornerstone Building Brands in the sale of its Insulated Metal Panels business to Nucor for $1 billion in cash.
    • The Carlyle Group, as majority owner of Syniverse, in Twillio’s $750 million investment in Syniverse.
    • GoDaddy in its acquisition of Neustar’s Registry business, a registry technology platform that includes an extensive portfolio of top-level domains.
    • Peabody Energy Corp., a leading coal producer, in the FTC’s challenge to its joint venture with Arch Resources, Inc.
    • Toyota in In re Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation (No. II)
    • Learning Annex in obtaining a $23 million judgment after a jury trial of quasi-contract claims in the Southern District of New York.
    • Bayer in obtaining a preliminary injunction against a TV ad that falsely claimed that Sentry Fiproguard Max prevents fleas and ticks from coming into contact with pets.
    • National Football League (NFL) in winning summary judgment against retired players' publicity-rights claims.
    • Allied Domecq in obtaining dismissal of ownership claims filed by a Russian Federation entity related to the Stolichnaya trademark.
    • A leading international life insurance company in successful settlement of securities litigation arising from its demutualization.
    • Induchem in a breach of contract lawsuit with its distributor, Lipo Chemicals, which resulted in a successful settlement just prior to jury selection.
    • Defendants in the federal and state court Carbon Black Antitrust Litigation and Vitamins Antitrust Litigation.
    • Plaintiff in tying, bundling and monopolization claims against major distributors of medical supplies.
    • Bayer in false advertising challenges against Merial and Elanco over advertising for their competitive flea and tick control products for pets.
    • BA Sports Nutrition in its defense of false advertising and trade disparagement claims by the makers of Gatorade about marketing materials comparing BODYARMOR Superdrink to Gatorade.
    • Pernod Ricard, in litigations in court, the Patent and Trademark Office, and the National Advertising Division involving trademark and advertising claims related to Stolichnaya vodka.

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, 2001, J.D.
  • Tufts University, 1998, B.A.