Breach of professional sports franchise agreement: Forensic and other analyses on behalf of the NFL in
a dispute brought by a professional football franchise against the NFL related
to increased costs, lost profits and franchise value diminution due to franchise
relocation. The plaintiff’s claim was
over $1 billion.
Unfair business practices: Accounting and profitability analyses on behalf of defendant,
a major international bank, related to alleged unfair deposit account fees
charged by the defendant.
Lender Liability: Damages analysis on behalf of
plaintiff related to lost business value at a commercial aquaculture facility
in Hawaii due to alleged failure to meet funding obligations. Plaintiff’s claim was tens of millions of
Fraud Investigation: Damage and other analyses on
behalf of plaintiff, a real estate developer, against a property management
company for alleged co-mingling of funds from dozens of properties. Traced sources and uses of cash from
operations and financing of each property.
Plaintiff’s claim was tens of millions of dollars.
Breach of supply agreement: Damages analysis
on behalf of defendant related to router and switch technology supply agreement. Plaintiff’s claim was tens of millions of
Breach of joint development agreement: Damages
analysis on behalf of defendant related to alleged breach of joint development
agreement for a health and beauty product.
Breach of programming and supply agreement: On behalf of defendant, performed an accounting analysis
of plaintiff’s required investment in programming content in a dispute related
to the termination of a long-term contract to deliver high definition satellite
television content. The plaintiff’s
claim was over $2 billion.
Breach of warranty: Damages analysis on behalf of plaintiff in a dispute related to suppliers
failing to provide the plaintiff with warranty coverage/indemnification for
infringement asserted against it related to semiconductor manufacturing
equipment purchased from defendants.
Business interruption: Damages analyses on behalf of defendant, an
electric utility, related to hundreds of businesses claiming losses as a result
of a significant power outage in a major West Coast city.
Breach of joint development and marketing agreement: Economic and damage analysis on behalf of plaintiff in a licensing dispute related to defendant’s alleged improper
marketing programs for sales of a biotechnology product. Included analysis of sales, rebates and
discounts offered by defendant to customers outside of its licensed market
segment. The product at issue had
billions in annual revenues.
Breach of joint development agreement: Financial and damages analysis related to claimed
failure to prioritize the most economic development path in a dispute related
to pharmaceuticals used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, and other
diseases with annual sales in the billions of dollars.
Breach of license agreement: Damages analysis on behalf of plaintiff, a flash
memory manufacturer, related to underpayment of royalties and improper credits
and deductions related to the covered products.
Plaintiff’s claim was over ten million dollars.
Forensic accounting and other analyses on behalf of defendant, a manufacturing
company, related to tens of millions of dollars of cleanup costs in a
groundwater environmental contamination matter.
Analyses included documenting historic cleanup costs spanning a decade as
well as determining future anticipated remediation costs, developing allocation
methodologies related to other potential contributors to the contamination, and
insurance reimbursement analysis.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Damages and other analyses on behalf of defendant, a large electric utility, which was alleged to have interfered and caused the failure of a merger between two other utilities. Analyzed the assumptions underlying the claimed benefits of the merger, including administrative synergies, replacement power costs, fuel costs and assumptions regarding the rates that would have been approved by the regulatory commission.