Vogl v. Dept. of Rev.
327 Or. 193 960 P.2d 373 (1998)
$340 million recovery for class of federal retirees arising out of Oregon’s taxation of federal retirement benefits.
Wong v. Wong
134 Or. App. 13, 894 P.2d 519, rev. denied, 322 Or. 167, 903 P.2d 885 (1995)
Defended general partner in trial of limited partnership dispute-JNOV granted based on absence of personal jurisdiction, affirmed on appeal.
In Re Schneider
99 B.R. 974 (9th Cir. BAP 1989)
Represented creditor in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy; judgment affirmed on appeal for nondischargeability of debtor by reason of fraud or defalcation by debtor as fiduciary.
Sims Snowboards, Inc. v. Kelly
863 F.2d 643 (9th Cir. 1988)
Represented defendants Burton Snowboards and Craig Kelly in dispute with competitor over world champion athlete’s endorsement; successfully reversed trial court entry of preliminary injunction in appeal to Ninth Circuit.
Airweld, Inc. v. Airco, Inc.
576 F. Supp. 676 (D. Or. 1983), aff’d, 742 F.2d 1184 (9th Cir. 1984), cert. denied, 469 U.S. 1213 (1985)
Local counsel for plaintiff in trial of antitrust action; $1 million jury verdict for plaintiff overturned JNOV.
Powell v. Equitable Svgs and Loan Assn.
57 Or. App. 110, 634 P.2d 1331, rev. denied, 293 Or. 394 (1982)
Represented plaintiff in class action concerning mortgage tax and insurance reserves; settlement obtained for Oregon class members, choice of law issues in multi-state class action argued on appeal.
Represented plaintiff State of Oregon in discovery phase of multi-district litigation antitrust case – subsequently settled a decade later following reversal of summary judgment for defendants in Ninth Circuit.