Represented an international building products manufacturer in the defense of thousands of class action claims associated with its allegedly defective Chinese-manufactured drywall. The multi-district litigation was assigned to the Eastern District of Louisiana, and involved complex issues regarding construction, product liability and international law. After conducting several bellwether trials, a settlement was reached.
Represented a joint venture entity that constructed a $900 million automobile manufacturing facility in the Southeast. Assisted in all phases of project including contract negotiations with owner, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and local, state and federal agencies.
Retained by a worldwide energy services company and its power generation subsidiary to perform a risk and condition assessment of a suspended $241 million project involving the design and supply of boiler islands for a coal-fired thermal power plant located in Tanjung Jati B, Indonesia. Analyzed relevant contracts and documents to provide comprehensive advice to clients' management and counseled in decisions regarding the possible resumption of the project.