The Fleischman Law Firm has litigated complex commercial litigation matters involving corporate and employer / employee disputes, the collection of debt, breaches of contract, antitrust violations, breaches of fiduciary duty, business torts, fraud allegations, and agreements limiting competition.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. v. XPO Logistics, Inc., et al., No. 27-CV-12-16003 (Minn.)
Represent a leading national third-party transportation logistics company defending against suit alleging misappropriation of trade secrets and tortious interference with contractual relationships, while advancing counterclaims against plaintiff for alleged antitrust violations.
NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. v. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., et al., No. 13 Civ. 1873 (S.D.N.Y.)
Represent a Fortune 500 company in a contractual dispute with a consortium of sixteen international banks arising out of the construction and operation of two solar thermal power projects in Spain.
HEDGE FUND, PRIVATE EQUITY & FINANCIAL INSTITUTION LITIGATION
The Fleischman Law Firm has represented hedge funds, private equity funds, and institutional and individual investors in a variety of complex litigations on a national scale. Within this area, our attorneys have successfully conducted jury trials, arbitrations, as well as supervising or navigating internal and governmental investigations.
LRGP III, LLC v. CPP Investment Board Real Estate Holdings, Inc., et al., 14-CV-6937 (S.D.N.Y.)
Represent the general partner of a prominent real estate private equity fund in litigation concerning the construction and enforcement of a limited partnership agreement.
Represent a leading real estate private equity investment firm, in an action against former employees who are alleged to have breached employment contracts, non-compete agreements and stolen trade secrets for use at a competing business.
Drawing on Keith Fleischman’s years of experience as a state and federal prosecutor and leading securities fraud lawyer, the Firm is adept at providing strategic and tactical advice in a variety of complex financial services matters, as well as successfully litigating through trial complex financial cases.
In re MF Global Holdings Ltd Investment Litigation, 12 MD 2338 (S.D.N.Y.)
Serve on the Executive Committee in a multi-district litigation regarding the purchases of commodities from MF Global prior to its collapse in October 2011.
Patriot Exploration, LLC, et al. v. SandRidge Energy, Inc., et al. 11 Civ. 1234 (D. Conn.)
Represent general partnerships and other investors alleging fraud against a national energy company.
Witman, et al. v. Feldman, et al., No. 120905237 (Utah Dist. Ct.)
Represent an individual defending allegations of fraud, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty in connection with oil and gas investments.
INVESTIGATION & DEFENSE OF GOVERNMENT & REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS
The Firm routinely develops and executes comprehensive strategies to defend against governmental or regulatory enforcement actions, including actions brought by FINRA, the SEC, or state Attorneys.
Successfully represented individuals in connection with a disciplinary action brought by FINRA.
Successfully represented a private equity concern and individuals in connection with an SEC investigation.
Businesses and corporations are routinely investigated by federal and state governmental agencies, often resulting in a need to conduct internal investigations into potential allegations of wrongdoing. Even absent such accusations, any company finding itself enmeshed in an investigation often requires sound, candid, and clear guidance when navigating the process. The Fleischman Law Firm handles all phases of internal investigations, corporate compliance, and coordination with governmental and regulatory agencies.
Represent a public company in connection with an internal investigation of potential criminal and regulatory violations.
Represent a public company in connection with an internal investigation of potential leaks of material non-public information.
CORPORATE INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
The Fleischman Law Firm has advised and represented senior executive and other high-level employees in connection with negotiating separation agreements, advising on contract provisions, and litigating matters relating to alleged non-compete, non-solicit, and trade secret contract violations, as well as wrongful termination and sexual harassment.
Represent employees in connection with sexual discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims against former employers.