Baerwaldt v. City of Seattle, et al. Defended challenge under Initiative-91 to agreement among the City of Seattle, King County and Chris Hansen's ArenaCo regarding public financing for a new NBA basketball arena in Seattle; prepared motion to dismiss on behalf of all defendants and obtained dismissal of all claims on ripeness grounds.
ChemPoint v. Xenon Arc Inc., et al. Defended technology startup and its founders against claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertising, usurpation of corporate opportunity and breach of fiduciary duty; obtained ruling entitling clients to advancement of fees under plaintiff's articles of incorporation, partial summary judgment, and then favorable settlement.
Capital Ventures International v. Network Commerce, Inc., et al. Prosecuted claims by investment firm for securities fraud under federal and state law arising from PIPE transaction; obtained favorable settlement.
Pande Cameron v. Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, et al. Defended inverse condemnation and constitutional due process claims arising from City of Seattle's participation in regional transit authority construction project; obtained summary judgment on all claims; defended judgment on appeal and prevailed in the Ninth Circuit.
Larson v. Lydian Wealth Management Holdings, et al. Defended claims against financial advisors for breach of contract, misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty arising from investment in equity derivative product; obtained favorable settlement.
Paley v. Radar Networks Inc., et al. Defended claims alleging unfair competition, conversion and fraudulent transfer arising from sale of technology company assets; obtained partial summary judgment dismissing most claims and then favorable settlement on remaining claim.
Titus v. Bank One. Defended claims for misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty and violation of Consumer Protection Act arising from interest rate swap financing transaction; obtained dismissal of all claims and recovery of attorneys' fees by summary judgment.
Confidential Arbitration. Represented nonprofit research institute in prosecution of claims for breach of research and licensing contract and for tortious interference with federal agency relationship; obtained favorable settlement.
Maier v. Sesame Communications Inc. Prosecuted claims for breach of employment agreement, wage and hour law violations, and tortious interference with exercise of stock options arising from termination of company founder and CEO's employment; obtained favorable settlement.
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