Representative Engagements

The attorneys at the Seabolt Law Firm have been privileged to assist clients in resolving some of their most challenging legal issues and business disputes.  Below is a sampling of representative matters:

  • Representing automotive supplier in international arbitration involving misappropriation of confidential information by foreign contract manufacturer.  Secured multi-million-dollar award plus royalties and attorney fees.
  • Representing investors in parent company of failed broker-dealer against multi-million dollar claims of control person liability, successor liability and veil-piercing. Resolved cases following initial trial victories.
  • Representing multi-million-dollar creditor in successive Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy petitions filed by multi-million-dollar judgment debtors. Successfully moved to dismiss both petitions on bad faith grounds following trials on the merits.
  • Representing appliance manufacturer in multi-million-dollar contract formation dispute. Secured favorable resolution at trial during plaintiff’s case-in-chief. 
  • Representing automotive supplier in federal court bench trial involving multi-million-dollar breach of contract claims brought by terminated supplier. Secured judgment of no cause of action following bench trial.
  • Representing automotive supplier in post-purchase dispute following sale of business. Successfully moved to dismiss multi-million-dollar fraud claims at pleading stage.
  • Representing defense contractor against successive FCA claims brought by qui tam relators.  Successfully moved to dismiss multi-million-dollar FCA claims at the pleading stage in both cases.
  • Representing developer, majority owner and managers of senior living facilities in member oppression and wrongful termination suit. Successfully moved to dismiss wrongful termination claim. Subsequently resolved member oppression claim following aggressive litigation, counterclaim and motion strategy.
  • Representing honey processor in litigation with two different foreign suppliers of raw honey. Successfully resolved first case short of trial following aggressive litigation and motion strategy. Successfully resolved second case short of trial with limited active litigation.
  • Representing automotive supplier against claims of horizontal market allocation under Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act. Successfully moved for summary judgment of antitrust claims before close of discovery. Successfully moved for summary judgment of remaining contract and business tort claims after discovery.
  • Representing accountants against claims of securities fraud, RICO and accounting malpractice following collapse of alleged ponzi scheme. Successfully resolved cases short of trial.
  • Representing client in SEC investigation involving allegations of insider trading. No formal claims pursued against client.
  • Representing automotive supplier in international arbitration against South American joint venture partner. Successfully resolved case short of trial.
  • Representing German parent company against multi-million-dollar preference claims arising from bankruptcy of US affiliate.  Successfully resolved claims short of litigation.
  • Representing automotive manufacturer in proposed nationwide consumer class action.  Defeated class certification.
  • Representing recipient of public contract against multi-million dollar antitrust and due process claims brought by disgruntled bidder. Secured summary judgment dismissing all claims. Affirmed on appeal.
  • Successfully representing numerous manufacturing companies in injunctive proceedings involving supply chain disruptions.