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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Copyright litigation for global technology provider
Served as lead counsel in representation of global technology provider regarding copyright holder in connection with claim for copyright infringement more
Recapitalization and asset sales for a textile company

The firm represented a Special Committee of the Board of a Virginia textile company in a series of recapitalizations more

Joint venture between credit card processing company and Brazilian banking partners
Represented credit card processing company in joint venture with two Brazilian banking partners. more
Real estate financing for large insurance company
Represented large insurance company in a multimillion dollar interim and permanent loan secured by a portfolio of self-storage facilities. more