Business Law

Judd Law Group regularly handles all kinds of business disputes, whether they arise from simple contracts or the most complicated regulatory schemes. We have extensive experience with: Class Action Defense, Commercial Litigation, Consumer Fraud, Corporate Governance, e-Commerce Disputes, Employee Fraud & Embezzlement, Finance and Lending Disputes, FINRA Arbitrations, Fraud, Insurance, Partnership Disputes, Products Liability, Unfair Advertising, Unfair Business Practices, Victim Recovery & Restitution. Representative matters include:

LNV Corp. v. STK Financial LLC, et al. Defended putative guarantors against action to enforce personal guarantees that were obtained through third-party fraud. Case resolved through favorable settlement entered hours after W.D. Washington U.S.D.C. issued order denying plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment and strongly supporting defense theory proffered in opposition to motion for summary judgment. A detailed description of this lawsuit is available here.

Agility Capital II, LLC, and Montage Capital, LLC v. Cataphora, Inc. Represented software company against action brought by loan-to-own investment banking firms to enforce alleged agreement to issue shares of stock and pay substantial fees. In response to cross-complaint, plaintiffs agreed to settle for a small fraction of the demand and without stock transfer. A detailed description of the case is available here.

Int’l Union of Operating Engineers Loc. #68 Welfare Fund v. Merck & Co., Inc. Represented Merck & Co., Inc. in a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of third-party payors (i.e., HMOs, insurers, employers, and union welfare funds) that sought damages under the NJ Consumer Fraud Act for alleged misrepresentations about the safety of Vioxx. Certification defeated on appeal to the NJ Supreme Court.

Ford Tire Cases. Represented Ford Motor Company in the first case selected for a bellweather trial in a consolidation proceeding involving thousands of personal injury and wrongful death actions alleging strict product liability, negligence and violation of various state consumer fraud statutes for damages allegedly arising from rollovers in Ford Explorers equipped with Firestone Wilderness AT tires.

Federal Grand Jury Investigation Into Maintenance Operations of Major Air Carrier. On behalf of major air carrier, conducted numerous internal investigations and developed evidence and arguments in connection with NTSB investigation of an airplane crash responsible for the deaths of over 80 people, and related US Attorney investigation into whistleblower allegations of illegal maintenance record-keeping activities pertaining to crash aircraft.