June 14, 2022 Congrats to Max Grant, Clement Naples, Larry Gotts, Brian Sanford, Greg Sobolski, and the entire trial team from Latham & Watkins, LLP on their $10M jury verdict on behalf of Philip Morris in Alexandria, VA. This was a patent infringement trial between competitors involving some of the technology in e-cigarettes. Max is one of the best in the courtroom, having confidence, poise, and presence like few others can. And the Latham team was well-prepared and cohesive. It was a pleasure to work with these fine professionals and play a role in their success story. And kudos to one of the most intelligent jury panels I have ever encountered (typical of this venue) for their time and service.
May 18, 2021 Congrats to Jason Dennis, Greg Brassfield, and the entire trial team from Lynn, Pinker, Hurst & Schwegmann, LLP on their $3M jury verdict in Dallas in a dispute involving fiduciary duty and contract issues among family members. The emotional dynamics embedded in these cases, where family member are litigating, always presents an extra challenge for jurors to sort through in order to focus on what is fair. But there is always a key decision-driver, and it is no surprise that the professionals at LPHS were strategic in their approach, making it easy for this jury to get it right. And kudos to my colleague Emily McDonald for helping pick yet another winning jury and providing insight. It was a privilege and a pleasure to play a role in this success story. Lastly, thanks to the jury for its time and service as well as Judge Purdy and her staff.
May 4, 2022 Congrats to Blair Robinson, Krissy Katzenstein, Paul Evans, and Ben Davis from Baker McKenzie, LLP on their defense verdict in Miami, FL for CBS. This was an employment and matter with large-scale ramifications for CBS if things went south. It was a pleasure and a privilege to play a role in this success story. And thanks to the South Florida jury for their time and service.
May 3, 2022 Congrats to Jeff Patterson and his team from Hartline Barger, LLP in their defense verdict on behalf of Navistar in Dallas, TX. This was a product defect case involving a trucking accident. Jeff is a master in the courtroom, and its no wonder the jury got this one right. It was a pleasure and a privilege to play a role in this success story. And thanks to the Dallas County jury for their time and service.
May 2, 2022 Congrats to Matt Moore, Max Grant, Charles Sanders, and the entire trial team from Latham & Watkins, LLP, along with Jack Blumenfeld of Morris Nichols, LLP, on their defense verdict in a patent infringement trial in Fed Ct. in Delaware. Not only did the jury find no infringement by our client Irving Consumer Products, they also invalidated the patents asserted by the Plaintiff. The jury got it right because this team was well-prepared and skillful in the courtroom. It was a pleasure and a privilege to play a role in their success. As always, kudos to the jury for its time and service, as well as Judge Andrews for keeping the wheels of justice moving along.