The Deal Reports on Madison 92nd Street Bankruptcy
Silverman Handles Acquisition for Alleghany
Represented CERTPOINT Systems Inc. in a merger with Infor Inc. MORE>>
Negotiated a settlement, whereby two more board seats were obtained for Starboard Value at Wisconsin-based paper products company Wausau Paper. Starboard is Wausau Paper’s largest shareholder with a 14.8% stake.
- Quinpario Partners Forms Investor Group with 10.1% Stake in Zoltek Companies, Inc. and Seeks to Replace Board of Directors
Represented Quinpario Partners’ in connection with its formation of an investor group that collectively owns a 10.1% stake in Zoltek Companies, Inc. and seeking to remove and replace Zoltek’s entire Board of Directors.
Represented Steel Partners Holdings L.P. and Handy & Harman Ltd. in negotiating investment and settlement agreements with ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) in advance of ModusLink’s annual meeting of stockholders. MORE>>
Obtained $44 million jury verdict in favor of our client Guidance Endodontics against Dentsply International and Tulsa Dental which was then the largest standing verdict in New Mexico state or federal court history. The case involved breach of an exclusive manufacturing and supply agreement, anti-competitive and unfair business practices under the New Mexico Unfair Trade Practices Act and Lanham Act violations. MORE>>
Obtained summary judgment for a financial institution, dismissing multiple claims by a former employee alleging employment discrimination in violation of Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act.
Represented a group of mutual funds in a Delaware appraisal rights proceeding in which a settlement was reached on the eve of trial under which our clients received a 50% premium to the original merger consideration.
Represented a publicly-held company and its subsidiary involved in the internet auction business in a six-day jury trial in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court in which the client received a jury award on all of its claims, including breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition, against a former high-level officer and his newly-formed entity.