Category: Breach of Fiduciary Duty

We represented an investor in a private offering. In the case, we alleged, among other things, that the company and its founder engaged in securities fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in connection with the solicitation of our client’s investment money. We obtained a significant judgment against the company and the founders.

We represented a group of board members in a large securities fraud case in Dallas involving a $25,000,000 private offering of stock in an alternative energy company. Our clients were a group of investors who had obtained a seat on the board as a result of their large investment. We resolved the case in mediation […]

We represented a former partner in a steel company who had sold his interest to his partner for a substantial sum. Our client alleged that, prior to the buyout, his former partner had failed to advise our client of a business opportunity that would have substantially increased the buyout amount. We sued the former partner […]

We represented an individual who made claims against an individual broker and a large, nationally known brokerage firm who employed the broker for churning, improper allocation of assets and unauthorized trades, among others. The majority of the unauthorized trades occurred while our client was on vacation and out of communication with the broker. The trades […]

We represented an individual who had invested several million dollars in a complex securities product that resulted in substantial losses to the client. Our client alleged that the product was inappropriate for her, was not fully explained and, further, that the investment management company failed to place appropriate hedges in place to prevent a substantial […]

We negotiated a substantial confidential settlement on behalf of the guardian of a man who had been severely injured in a helicopter accident in 1983. The guardian had settled the ward’s claims arising from the accident and then invested the settlement proceeds with a bank which mismanaged the funds, thereby resulting in a significant loss […]

We negotiated a substantial settlement for the trustee of a trust who sued the former trustee for spending millions of dollars of the lottery winner’s winnings while he was in charge of the trust. Our client contended that the money was spent solely for the benefit of the former trustee who was the son of […]