Obtained defense verdict in jury trial representing a Public School District and its Board in a $4.5 million breach of contract suit.
Successfully defended before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals a constitutional challenge, based on the Commerce and Privileges and Immunities clauses of the U.S. Constitution, to the "Citizens Only provision" of the Tennessee Open Records Act.
Successfully defended, before the Court of Appeals, an appeal of summary judgment in favor of a utility's pension plan.
Obtained dismissal of a putative class action seeking certification of a class of more than 2,000 employees alleging reverse discrimination.
Successfully argued before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals summary judgment dismissal of a Title VII Complaint based on race discrimination.
Obtained defense verdict in medical malpractice lawsuit against physician surgeon.
Obtained dismissal of rehabilitation facility in wrongful death lawsuit.
Obtained a directed verdict for physician (director of long term health care facility) in medical malpractice and abuse trial.
Argued appeal of a defense verdict before Tennessee Court of Appeals related to Tennessee's discovery rule.
Tried federal court jury trial involving insurance bad faith and coverage and successfully obtained dismissal of the bad faith action.
Represented a large municipality in defeating class certification on an action based on easement violations.
Outside general counsel for a municipal transit system managing legal matters including contract negotiation, real estate purchases, open records request and litigation.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal in bad faith and coverage dispute.
Obtained directed verdict in state court jury trial for over-the-road carrier in collision accident.
Defended major soft drink bottling company in catastrophic multi-death case involving twelve-bay semi truck.