Significant Recovery for Real Property Owner in Inverse Condemnation Lawsuit
Representation of a real property owner in an inverse condemnation lawsuit for the taking of submerged land by Palm Beach County without permission or compensation that resulted in reduced ability to develop the property. A seven-day jury trial resulted in an award of $425,700 – a valuation approximately 27 times higher than the County’s valuation of $15,700.
$1 Million Settlement in DOT Condemnation Case
Represented Indian River County service station in condemnation case against DOT due to substantial business impact by taking. Settlement was reached prior to trial in the amount of $1 million.
Condemnation Case Involving Taking of Commercial Property by County
Representation of business owner in taking of land by Palm Beach County for road widening. Damages caused by taking in excess of $400k.
Successful Defense of Claim to Enforce Letter of Intent as a Binding Contract
Representation of seller in dispute with developer related to a previously executed letter of intent to convey a 93 acre parcel of land for $10.5 million. The developer sought to enforce the letter of intent as a binding contract to sell the property after negotiations did not result in a final agreement. The state trial court granted final summary judgment in favor of the seller and the appellate court affirmed.
Successful Defense of Developer's Claim for Specific Performance Regarding Purchase of Property
Representation of trust in dispute with developer who sought to specifically enforce the terms of a purchase and sale agreement of 8 acres of land for $5 million against the trust. The developer also claimed that one trustee tortiously interfered with the agreement. The federal district court granted final summary judgment on all counts in favor of the trust and trustee shortly before trial. The developer appealed the summary judgment ruling to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. After oral argument, the appellate court affirmed the lower court ruling on all issues in a published opinion.
Defense of Former Officers of a Florida Utility Company
Representation of former officers of a Florida utility company in action for breach of fiduciary duties, tortious interference, misappropriation/theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, and commercial bribery.
High-Tech Start-Up Billion Dollar Dispute
Representation of principals of high-tech start-up company in billion dollar dispute over alleged theft of trade secrets and breaches of fiduciary duties.
Representation of High Tech Start-Up Against Automation Conglomerate
Representation of telecommunications start-up and principals against international automation conglomerate in a multibillion-dollar claim involving multiple technology issues related to data transmission.
Multi-Million Dollar Dispute Over Royalties of Dietary Supplement
Representation of developers of dietary supplements in federal court and before the American Arbitration Association in a multi-million dollar dispute over royalties against international dietary supplement retailer.
National Law Firm Legal Malpractice Claim
Representation of a national law firm in legal malpractice claim regarding an international exchange of corporate shares.
Complete Defense Verdict for Attorney Accused of Misfeasance
Representation of attorney in dispute with partnership claiming that the attorney refused to repay a loan lent to finance trust litigation. After a five day trial, the jury returned a complete defense verdict for the attorney and the appellate court affirmed.