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 • Business Litigation
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 • Information Technology Litigation

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Phone: (303) 285-5544
Fax: (303) 285-5301
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EDUCATION                                       

Stanford Law School, J.D. 1981

University of Arizona, B.A.
in economics, with highest distinction
(named outstanding graduate of 1978)

 

  

  

 

SELECTED CASES

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CLST Holdings, Inc. v. Red Oak Partners, LLC, 2009 WL 3320515 (N.D. Tex. 2009) –lead counsel in successfully opposing plaintiff’s attempt to enjoin hedge fund shareholders from voting their shares in contest for control of publicly traded company.

Forgent Networks, Inc. v. Sandberg, 2009 WL  2927015 (W.D. Tex. 2009)- lead counsel in successfully opposing plaintiff’s attempt to obtain preliminary injunction against hedge fund shareholder in proxy contest for control of board of directors of public company.

Rhino Fund, LLLP v. Hutchins, --- P.3d ---, 2008 WL 2522308 (Colo.App. 2008) - lead trial counsel in obtaining judgment on claims for conversion and civil theft in state court in Colorado, including an award of treble damages. The award was affirmed by the Colorado Court of Appeals.

Benton v. Cameco Corp., 375 F.3d 1070 (10th Cir. 2004) –lead counsel in successfully representing the world’s largest uranium mining company in this $200 million suit in federal court in Colorado.  Our client obtained a full dismissal of plaintiff’s claims, which was affirmed on appeal to the Tenth Circuit.  Plaintiff’s petition for a writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court was denied.

Solbourne Computer, Inc. v. Board of Education of the City of St. Louis, 01 Z 1886 (D. Colo. 2003) –lead trial counsel in successfully representing the plaintiff in a two-week jury trial in federal court in Colorado regarding a multi-million dollar implementation of business enterprise software.  After entry of the jury verdict, our client was also awarded its legal fees and costs.

Garza v. J.D. Edwards & Co., 99-N-1744 (D. Colo.) –local counsel for the defendants in a multi-million dollar federal class action suit alleging violations of federal securities laws.  The matter was settled.

Martinez v. Farmland Insurance, Inc., 99-M-1244 (D. Colo. 1999)–lead counsel in defending an ERISA class action suit against the insurance affiliate of the nation’s largest agricultural cooperative.   The case was ultimately dismissed with our client paying no consideration of any kind to the plaintiffs.

Bell v. American Medical Response, Inc., 98-CV-460 (Denver Dist. 1998) –lead counsel in defending a class action suit against the nation’s largest ambulance service company.  The case was ultimately dismissed with our client paying no consideration of any kind to the plaintiffs.

Pasternak v. Zapata Corp., et al., 1996 WL 549960, Jacobs, V.C. (Del.Ch. 1996), appeal dismissed, 693 A.2d 319 (Del. 1997) –lead counsel in obtaining a permanent injunction in the Delaware Court of Chancery on behalf of a plaintiff class of minority shareholders to prevent an $80 million merger of two publicly traded companies.

Consumers Gas & Oil, Inc. v. Farmland Industries, Inc., Fed.Sec.L.Rep. (CCH) 98,160 (D. Colo. 1993) –represented the defendants in a class action suit in federal court in Colorado alleging breach of fiduciary duties and other claims.

MacLane Gas Company Limited Partnership v. Enserch Corporation, et al., Del. Ch. C.A. No. 10760, Chandler, V.C. (Dec. 9, 1992), affirmed, Del. Supr. (Oct. 18, 1993) –successful trial counsel for the plaintiff class of minority shareholders who obtained a judgment in the Delaware Court of Chancery for $63 million for breach of fiduciary duties.  The judgment was obtained after a four-week trial in a class action suit against a publicly traded natural gas company, which judgment was affirmed on appeal and collected in full.

 

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