All Representative Cases
Successfully represented clients asserting and defending against claims of adverse possession and implied easements.
Assisted bank in defending quiet title action and foreclosing on multimillion-dollar property, despite the fact that the legal description of the property contained in the trust deed set forth an incorrect metes and bound narrative for only half of the property.
Assist clients in obtaining Oregon licenses and permits from various state and local agencies, including the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and Oregon Lottery.
Respond to enforcement actions by state agencies, including negotiation with Oregon State Lottery and Oregon Liquor Control Commission to avoid vendor contract cancellation and other penalties.
Assisted small manufacturing company in obtaining a multimillion-dollar recovery against large transnational corporation arising out of claims that the transnational corporation breached fiduciary duties owed to its implied joint venture partner.
Obtained an extremely rare terminating sanction against opposing party plaintiff for violation of discovery rules. Opposing party was also ordered to pay substantial portion of client’s fees.
Our client was granted summary judgment, finding that a commercial property destroyed by fire was covered by the subject insurance policy, even though client had failed to list the property in the schedule of insured properties, which determined the policy’s premium.
Assisted Italian entity in complex case involving four separate jurisdictions (state court, two federal district courts, and federal bankruptcy court) to undo personal service and avoid the production of documents from abroad.
Acted as counsel to Cascade Corporation in all aspects of its $760 million acquisition by Toyota Industries Corporation. The negotiated transaction was structured as a public tender offer followed by a merger of a subsidiary of Toyota Industries into Cascade in which all shares not acquired in the tender offer were acquired for the tender offer price. Prior to the transaction, Cascade was a public reporting company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.