Commercial and Corporate Litigation

Trial and Business Advocates

CASES AND DEALS

  • Blank Rome Secures Early Dismissal for Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation in Delaware Court of Chancery

    [Case]
    August 29, 2017
    Larry R. (Buzz) Wood, Jr., David A. Dorey, Adam V. Orlacchio, Craig N. Haring, Frederick D. Lipman, Lawrence Finkelstein, et al.
    Blank Rome successfully represented the former board of directors of Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation in obtaining a dismissal with prejudice of a putative shareholder class action suit brought against them in Delaware’s Court of Chancery relating to their sale/merger transaction.
  • Blank Rome Secures Precedential Opinion on Personal Jurisdiction in Dutch Run-Mays Draft V. Wolf Block

    [Case]
    July 2017
    Stephen M. Orlofsky, Adrienne C. Rogove, Ethan M. Simon and Leslie D. Corwin
    A Blank Rome appellate litigation team successfully represented WolfBlock LLP in securing a precedential opinion on personal jurisdiction in the New Jersey Appellate Division in Dutch Run-Mays Draft V. Wolf Block, in June 2017.
  • Blank Rome Successfully Represents Penncro Asssociates in WARN Act Putative Class Action Suit

    [Case]
    January 2017
    Susan L. Bickley and Joshua A. Huber
    Blank Rome successfully obtained a final summary judgment on behalf of Penncro Associates, Inc. (“Penncro”), in a putative class action filed under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (“WARN Act”).
  • Blank Rome Successfully Represents Eclipse Berry Farms in Potential Multimillion Dollar Toxic Tort Case

    [Case]
    December 2, 2016
    Jeffrey Rosenfeld, Jonathan A. Loeb and Terry M. Henry
    Blank Rome LLP successfully negotiated a settlement approved by Ventura County Superior Court, for Eclipse Berry Farms, LLC, in a potential multimillion dollar toxic tort case. Blank Rome filed the only timely motion for summary judgment, based on the statute of limitations (currently being reviewed by the California Supreme Court), the doctrine of laches, and the plaintiff’s inability to prove causation.
  • Blank Rome Reaches Client Settlement In re Urethanes Antitrust Litigation

    [Case]
    April 7, 2016
    Jeffrey M. Johnson, Adam Proujansky, Alex E. Hassid and Megan Renee Wood
    Blank Rome reached a final settlement agreement on behalf of the Firm’s clients in an opt-out plaintiff group against the Dow Chemical Company in the matter of In re Urethanes Antitrust Litigation.
  • Mark Group, Inc. Sells Utility Business Operations to ESB Holdings, Inc.

    [Deal]
    January 2015
    James R. Staiger, Shlomo Troodler and Brian S. Paszamant
    Blank Rome represented Mark Group, Inc., a UK based company offering energy saving advice and installation, in the sale of its utility business operations to ESB Holdings, Inc. in a management buyout. The transaction closed in January 2015.
  • Blank Rome Secures Client Victory in Patton v. Egan

    [Case]
    December 11, 2014
    Stephen E. Tisman and Valerie D. Ringel
    On December 11, 2014, a unanimous jury in federal court in Manhattan rendered verdicts in favor of the plaintiffs and third-party defendant, in Patton v. Egan. Patton sued Egan for libel and the jury found Egan had defamed Patton. Furthermore, the jury found that Egan had acted with malice and additionally awarded nominal punitive damages.