Represented the largest outsourcing company for the pharmaceutical industry, in connection with a claim against its carrier arising out of a suit by a large number of participants in a phase IV trial of a pharmaceutical drug, where two of the investigators had been convicted of fraud and scientific misconduct in connection with the clinical trials. Federal and Chubb brought a declaratory judgment action against client regarding a manuscripted healthcare policy in the Northern District of Georgia and our client counterclaimed against Federal and Chubb for breach of contract, declaratory relief and bad faith. Related litigation was filed in the United States District Court for Middle District of North Carolina. The case eventually settled on a confidential basis.

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Largest proposed OSHA fine in North Carolina history for HoltraChem Manufacturing Company
Represented the HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. in the largest Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fine in North Carolina history. more
Barry W. Thomas v. Motorola, Inc.; Barry W. Thomas v. Cingular Wireless LLC, et al.; Barry W. Thomas v. Cox Communications, Inc., et al.; Thomas v. Adelphia Communications Corp., et al.; Thomas v. Alltel, et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a number of defendants, including Motorola, AT&T, and Cox Communications in two parallel patent more
Counsel for environmental related issues in North Carolina city and county
Represented city and county in North Carolina on various environmental matters, including the expansion of existing landfills, work issues concerning more
Securities counsel to Internet Security Systems Inc. in connection with its $1.3 billion acquisition by IBM
Served as securities counsel to Internet Security Systems Inc. in connection with its $1.3 billion acquisition by IBM. more