- Counsel for a major financial institution regarding fraudulent transfer investigations and customer arbitrations.
- Defended a multinational company in a $100 million “reverse” False Claims Act inquiry by the Department of Justice.
- Represented an executive of a global reinsurance company as part of a trial team in a federal securities fraud trial and for the client’s successful appeal to the Second Circuit. U.S. v. Ferguson, 653 F.3d. 61 (2d Cir. 2011).
- Represented corporate clients in employee/independent contractor misclassification investigations by state departments of labor, as well as trust fund recovery penalty (TFRP) matters before the IRS.
- Counsel in a complex reorganization matter before the U.S. Tax Court that tested the limits of “function versus form” in corporate structure.
- Secured an injunction in aid of arbitration for a major New York-based not-for-profit in a breach of commercial contract case. The injunction was affirmed on appeal by the New York State Appellate Division. New York Rowing Assn. v. Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Inc., 939 N.Y.S.2d 41 (1st Dept. 2012). The decision is cited in legal treatises on arbitration in New York State, including Carmody-Wait, 2d, Cyclopedia of New York Practice with Forms (2015) and New York Jurisprudence, 2d ed, “Arbitration and Award” (2015).
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Clients call upon Brian when faced with their most complex, and often contentious, commercial litigation and arbitration matters. His experience resolving an array of corporate disputes has made Brian a trusted counselor and advocate.