Firm obtained prejudgment attachment of assets in California and Washington.
Firm represented its client in the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, in which the Appellate Court affirmed the District Court’s ruling on behalf of its client. The firm brought a case against a lessee asserting claim for replevin, alleging default, and that guarantors owed money damages under the terms of the lease. Lessee counterclaimed for breach of the lease, fraudulent inducement and breach of express and implied warranties. The Court of Appeals held that lessee was not entitled to relief from judgment, dismissing the counterclaim against lessor for breach of implied warranty on grounds that the District Court misapplied New York Law.
Firm recently successfully argued a case on behalf of its client, a mortgage lender, in the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, in which the Appellate Court reversed and remanded the District Court’s ruling. This matter involved the mortgage lender suing borrowers, brokers, appraisers, and title insurers, asserting contract and tort claims arising out of alleged fraudulent mortgage flipping-scam, seeking actual and punitive damages, and seeking treble damages under RICO.
Firm was recently involved in a matter on behalf of its client in the Eastern District of Michigan where it obtained an Opinion awarding its client a money judgment against the Defendants while simultaneously obtaining a final order of turnover of an aircraft. The Opinion also granted its client attorneys’ fees and expenses. The matter arose out of an aircraft loan agreement that was guaranteed by two individuals. The main issue in Plaintiff’s motion was whether its client could obtain a money judgment against Defendants while simultaneously foreclosing its lien on an aircraft. Our client was victorious.