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Written by Clifford Chen
Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:11
  • Successfully preserved client's excessive force verdict and trial counsel's attorney's fees award in the Eleventh Circuit.
  • Successfully represented majority of New York City Council Members and New York City Public Advocate as amici curiae in lawsuit invalidating New York City "soda ban" as violation of separation of powers under New York law.
  • Representing plaintiff on appeal of a new trial grant following a multi-million dollar jury verdict in plaintiff's favor. Appeal underway in a California state court of appeal.
  • Successfully defended excessive force verdict and partially prevailed on cross-appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Successfully defended a federal district court’s imposition of a preliminary injunction in favor of a world-renowned performer against a copycat theater production.
  • Represented well-known designer and furniture design company in the appeal of a federal district court's 12(b)(6) dismissal in the Second Circuit.
  • Took over appeal of copyright suit against large media company after clients lost summary judgment below; successfully negotiated favorable settlement during appeal.
  • Prevailed in appeal and cross appeal while representing a disabled student challenging the accessibility of public school programs and facilities.
  • Represented president of well-known food products corporation in the appeal of a nearly $1 million attorney fee award in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 discrimination case.
  • Successfully argued Second Circuit appeal of district court's dismissal of fraud claim against Indian corporation.
  • Represented an HIV-positive employee in appeal of the entry of summary judgment on his reasonable accommodation claim in the Ninth Circuit.
  • Successfully obtained reversal of a trial court decision on behalf of a major New York City-area clothing chain in an appeal addressing the infringement and misuse of its trademark and reputation.

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