May 24, 2019 Congrats to Mike Stolper and his team, as well as our clients Gentry Beach and Rob Vollero, on their $45M jury verdict ($90M with pre-trial interest) in NY on a breach of oral agreement case. This was a long-standing and contentious battle over money owed to portfolio managers within the hedge fund world. In the end, it may have boiled down to a case of character due the complexities involved in the financial transactions at issue. It was both a privilege and pleasure to contribute to this success story.
May 14, 2019 Congrats to J.R. Scherr, Patrick Harvey, Clara Kollm, David Marvin and the entire trial team from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP on their defense jury verdict in Maryland on behalf of Express Scripts/Cigna. This was a breach of contract case in the technology space. These fine professionals worked hard to make sure this jury was focused and came to the right result. It was a pleasure and a privilege to contribute to their success.
April 26, 2019 Congrats to Steve McConnico, Santosh Aravind, and the entire trial team from Scott, Douglass & McConnico, LLP on their jury verdict on behalf of Marathon Oil. This was an oil & gas contract dispute that went to trial in Karnes, TX with the jury siding in our favor on all issues. Steve is a master in the courtroom and an overall class act. He and his team simplified the complex nuances of business in the oil patch to help the jury get this one right. It was both a privilege and a pleasure to be part of this success story.
April 24, 2019 Congrats to Camille Grammer, as well as her legal team Richard Rohan and Thomas Connor of Carrington Coleman in Dallas, as well as Ashley Yeargan of Russ, August & Kabat in LA, on their defense verdict in Dallas, TX. This case involved defamation and malicious prosecution over an assault allegation. Everyone involved worked very diligently to make sure this jury got it right. Preparation proved to be key. It was truly a pleasure to work with Camille and her lawyers, as well as to be part of this success story.
April 15, 2019 Congrats to Michael Hurst, Andres Correa, John Adams and the entire team from Lynn, Pinker, Cox & Hurst, LLP on their multi-million dollar verdict in a theft of trade secrets case in Mobile, AL on behalf of Herff Jones/Varsity Brands. This was a precedent-setting matter for the client, who is in a very competitive market, and these go-to trial lawyers worked strategically to make sure this jury got it right. It was a pleasure and a privilege for myself and my team to play a role in their success story.
February 25, 2019 Congrats to Amgen and their trial team from McDermott, Will & Emery, LLP, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP, and Young, Conway, Stargatt & Taylor, LLP on their jury verdict in Delaware. It was a privilege and pleasure to work with such talented professionals who all worked tirelessly to help this jury get it right.
Congrats to Amgen and their trial team from McDermott, Will & Emery, LLP, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP, and Young, Conway, Stargatt & Taylor, LLP on their jury verdict in Delaware. It was a privilege and pleasure to work with such talented professionals who all worked tirelessly to help this jury get it right.
Jason Bloom presents “Jury Consultants on The Trump Effect” at the Media Law Resource Center Annual Conference, Washington, DC.