JS Halberstam Irrevocable Grantor Trust v. Davis, et al.
(D. Or. 3:21-cv-413-SI)
Local counsel for plaintiff in a derivative action against nominal defendant Portland General Electric Company and certain of its directors and executives arising out of the company’s energy trading practices that resulted in the loss of $127 million; court approved settlement pursuant to which numerous corporate reform measures were enacted by the company.
DeHoog, et al., v. Anheuser-Busch InBev, SA/NV, et al.
(D. Or. 15-cv-02250-CL)
Represented defendant SABMiller as local counsel in defense of antitrust action seeking to enjoin a $107 billion beer merger between the parent companies of Miller and Budweiser; trial court dismissed case; affirmed on appeal to Ninth Circuit, DeHoog v. Anheuser-Busch InBev, SA/NV, 899 F. 3d 758 (9th Cir. 2018).
East Portland Imaging Center, P.C. et al. v. Providence Health System-Oregon, et al.
(D. Or. 3:05-cv-00465-KI)
Represented defendant joint venture consisting of Providence Health System and radiology physician group in defense of antitrust claims for monopolization of diagnostic imaging brought by competing radiology clinics; claims dismissed with no liability for client.
Private Arbitration Proceeding
Local counsel for respondent Warburg Pincus partnership entity in claims by shareholders for several million dollar purported shortfall in EBITDA Earn-Out calculations arising from $55 million purchase of Oregon privately held company; claims against client dismissed with no liability following assertion of $12 million counterclaim for Earn-Out overpayment.
Horenstein, et al. v. Mortgage Market Inc., et al.
(D. Or. CV 98-1104-AA)
Represented defendant corporation and president in defense of FLSA overtime compensation class action; class certification denied based upon arbitration agreements and case successfully dismissed; affirmed on appeal to Ninth Circuit.
Rentrak Corporation v. Kingston, et al.
(D. Or. CV 98-1004-HA)
Represented defendant Hollywood Video in antitrust litigation; no liability for client.
Dunleavy v. Milwaukee Bucks. Inc.
(D. Or. CV 97-1121-HA)
Local counsel for defendant Milwaukee Bucks basketball organization in action initiated by Bucks' former coach Michael Dunleavy.
Monroe v. Hughes
860 F. Supp. 733 (D. Or. 1991) aff'd, 31 F.3d 772 (9th Cir. 1994)
Represented third party defendant participating underwriters in securities class action litigation; no liability for clients.
Gilbertson v. Leasing Consultants, Inc., et al.
Represented third party defendant general partner in securities litigation at trial level; settled; later appealed by non-settling defendants sub nom. Lampf, Pleva, Lipkind. Prupis & Pettigrow v. Gilbertson, 501 U.S. 350 (1991).
In Re Cement and Concrete Antitrust Litigation
(MDL-296) (D. Ariz.)
Discovery and trial preparation for plaintiffs in antitrust litigation as Oregon Assistant Attorney General and later as private plaintiffs' counsel in multi-district litigation; settled.
In Re Rebar Antitrust Litigation
Participated in discovery and settlement of antitrust claims in multi-district litigation for plaintiff State of Oregon.
Also participated as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation in state and federal courts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington