Represented regional national bank in various individual and class action suits seeking in excess of $100 million damages for imposition of checking account fees, which resulted in judgment in favor of the bank.
Saved a national bank over $25 million when a high-profile commercial real estate developer sought to rescind a $40 million interest rate swap and obtain lost profits associated with modifications to a hotel that the plaintiff contended were necessitated by the bank's refusal to extend a letter of credit. Court granted motion for summary judgment and affirmed in Fifth Circuit.
Won case in favor of large Tennessee bank on claims for the conversion of negotiable instruments. This decision overturned a 1995 Tennessee Court of Appeals decision to the contrary. Under the former rule of law, the bank was obliged to defend itself against a $700,000 claim. Plaintiffs won only $200,000 at the earlier trial and the result of this case eradicated that ruling.