The Firm represents clients – often large foreign clients – in sophisticated commercial litigation matters in New York and other jurisdictions in the U.S. We act for both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of disputes, often involving fraud and money laundering, worldwide discovery, asset tracing and recovery including worldwide Mareva injunctions, pre-litigation disclosure and asset freezing orders. Recent matters include:

  • Represented a Swiss multinational company in investigating and prosecuting claims relating to a long term internal bribery system maintained by senior employees recovering over $80 million through settlement and litigation in five countries.

  • Obtained a series of world-wide Mareva injunctions and asset freezing orders in Singapore, Cyprus and the British Virgin Islands freezing $50 million in assets of numerous defendants and their shell companies incorporated in tax havens wordwide.

  • Represented a major Russian agricultural products conglomerate in recovery of multi-million dollar bribery payments made to former senior employees in three countries recovering over $40 million.

  • Successfully defended the court appointed bankruptcy trustee in numerous cases brought by creditors and former shareholders alleging fraud by prior management.

  • Represented Russian art collector in case against art dealer involving fraud.

  • Represented European group in commercial dispute regarding purchase of a new Boeing BBJ private aircraft resulting in a multi-million dollar settlement.

  • Represented U.S. company in the aviation business in dispute concerning helicopter services provided to national news organizations.

  • Represented an airline leasing company in numerous litigation matters involving the lease and financing of a commercial aircraft.

  • Represented a large Canadian financing company in numerous commercial litigation matters involving defaulted asset based loans and leases.