Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Sovereign authority defense in National Labor Relations Board case for gaming tribe
Represents one of the most successful gaming Tribes in the country in a case before the National Labor Relations Board, defending the Tribe's more
Franchise litigation related to technology licenses for entertainment technology company
Represented an entertainment technology company regarding claims that it had unlawfully sold franchises in California in violation of state franchise more
Licensing for German pharmaceutical company
Represented a German pharmaceutical company in connection with a $400 million licensing and commercialization transaction to obtain rights more
Acquisition of landmark building project
Represented a major German asset management company on the acquisition of a new landmark office building project in Central Stockholm. Due to the more