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May 2019

THE FIRM IN THE NEWS.......

The Firm is proud to announce that it is sponsoring PGA professional golfer Jason Caron when he competes in the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black in New York, May 16 through May 19.

Good luck Jason!

January 2019

The Firm represented a national franchisor in a four-day arbitration in Austin, Texas before the American Arbitration Association, and obtained an injunction against a former franchisee who was unlawfully competing. The case, captioned My Goodness! Games, Inc.,  v. Loren Andrew Willcock, AAA case No. 01-16-0004-8766, upheld the validity of the franchisor's two-year noncompete and enjoined the respondent from operating within a 50-mile radius of its former territories. The Firm was also awarded the entirety of its attorneys fees.   

The Firm won an appeal before the New York 2nd Department Appellate Division, overturning a $1.2 million judgment entered against its client. Retained post-judgment to prosecute the appeal, the Firm succeeded in overturning a judgment in a court where on average, less than 10% of judgments get overturned. 

The decision is PAL Environmental Services, Inc. v. LJC Dismantling Corp., New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, Index # 2015-11743, __AD3d ___

January 2018

June 2017 

The Firm prevailed in Maryland Federal court staying a litigation against its Texas-based client, with the court holding that issues of arbitrability must be decided by a Texas arbitration panel.

The decision is Willcock v. My Goodness Games,United States District Court for the Southern District of Maryland, 
Index # 8:16-cv-04020 (June 12, 2017)

August 2016 

The Firm had one of its decisions published in the New York Law Journal, where it prevailed in getting a $5.2 million claim against its clients dismissed on the grounds of forum non conveniens.

The decision is Celtixconnect v. Sea Fibre,
New York Supreme Court,
Index # 653340/2014 (July 19, 2016)

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