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Representative Engagements

Serve as Special Internet Counsel for the Delaware State Lottery, advising on igaming-related legal issues.

Successfully represented a publicly-traded global provider of messaging services for alleged violations of the TCPA’s provisions restricting prerecorded calls to mobile phones without consent.

Negotiated an historic agreement between the Department of Justice, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

Achieved – in a matter of days – the takedown of an online harassment campaign against a major political leader.

Prevented the unlawful seizure of iGaming domain names by state attorney general.

Defended a government contractor in a precedent-setting ruling involving federal pre-emption in retaliatory discharge charges.

Obtained dismissal of charges in first class action against online gambling following government shutdown of three top poker sites.

Won several case dismissals of civil action complaints by “publicity thirsty” poker players.

Obtained the first settlement on record with the Justice Department for partial refund of payment processor’s seized assets.

Negotiated a favorable settlement for an e-commerce merchant in a dispute with an interactive advertising agency.

Successfully obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of a government contractor who challenged the award of a lowest price technically available (LPTA) contract.

Achieved successful resolution of $2.5M contract dispute between an Internet retailer and affiliate network.

Substantially reduced penalties for alleged CFTC violations, including reversal of domain name seizure, against financial services company involved in online trading.

Led a full-scale compliance review of the customer communications practices of a global customer management services company.

Won jury verdict against SEC in market timing case involving allegations of fraud and negligence.

Effectively advocated for a government contractor faced with the possibility of a three-year debarment.

Successfully used the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in a matter involved copyrighted material taken from a hacked computer.

Obtained reversal of conviction and sentence reduction in Justice Department case against Internet executive for alleged securities fraud.

Achieved favorable verdict in breach of contract action by education company against former partners.

Defeated size protest against government contractor, ensuring the contractor maintained lucrative IDIQ contract.

Successfully defended a government contractor against health care claims made by a terminated company employee. 

Defended a healthcare provider against fraud claims.

Prevailed in debarment proceeding against government contractor with prior history.

Helped government contractor stay in bidding process for $500M Army contract.

Successfully represented one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in a complex Qui Tam suit.

Obtained a dismissal of all federal charges against a secondary pharmaceutical wholesaler indicted for fraud.

Protected an advertiser from an affiliate marketer’s potentially illegal marketing tactic.

Represented a company that elected to sell assets while under investigation for money laundering.

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