Experienced Attorneys

The lawyers of Gallion & Spielvogel LLP have vast collective experience, representing clients in all manner of business litigation matters. As some examples, the firm’s attorneys have:

  • Defended one of the world’s largest international petroleum companies in a petrochemical licensing dispute with another large international petroleum company in federal court in New York.
  • Coordinated defense strategies for prominent international energy conglomerate involved in federal criminal and regulatory investigations and contemporaneous civil suits brought by principal international competitor alleging violations of False Claims Act and anticompetitive conduct.
  • Represented leading European international electronics conglomerate in antitrust investigations by U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Represented innovator of collateralized debt instruments derived from royalty income streams in enforcing rights and covenants thereunder, as well as protecting innovator’s intellectual property rights against infringement by unauthorized third party financial institutions.
  • Defended a large Australian company in state and federal asbestos-related lawsuits throughout the United States.
  • Represented a prominent Wall Street financial institution that was acting as investment advisor to the target of a hostile takeover.
  • Represented a financial institution with respect to issues relating to its employee stock option plan, intellectual property and employment issues.
  • Defended chief financial officer of pharmaceutical company against class and derivative actions brought by shareholders.
  • Represented chief financial officer of pharmaceutical company in successful negotiations with United States Attorney concerning allegations of accounting irregularities and securities fraud.
  • Represented members of management in various corporations in successful negotiations with federal and state criminal and regulatory investigations stemming from allegations of accounting irregularities and securities fraud.
  • Defended management and directors of various corporations in shareholder class and derivative actions brought by stockholders involving allegations of corporate malfeasance, breaches of fiduciary duties, accounting irregularities and securities fraud.
  • Represented employer firms in the enforcement of non-competition agreements with former employees.
  • Defended former employees against claims of violations of non-competition agreements brought by former employers.
  • Represented corporate end-users in lawsuits against computer software designers for breach of contracts for inadequate performance.
  • Defended advertising agency owned by cable television concern in civil antitrust litigation for unfair competition brought by competitor ad agency.
  • Represented leading rhythm and blues performers in lawsuits against personal managers and record companies for breach of contract and fiduciary duty violations stemming from, among other things, inaccurate royalty calculations and payments.
  • Represented a prominent Wall Street financial institution with respect to cross-border transaction.
  • Represented Canadian investment banks with respect to international public offering.
  • Represented large publicly traded telecom company with litigation issues stemming from initial public offering.
  • Represented targets of merger with respect to anti-takeover defenses and attendant litigation.
  • Represented prominent oil company with respect to proxy contest issues.
  • Represented large Canadian textile company that was the subject of a takeover/acquisition by U.S. firm.
  • Represented large utility with respect to privitization issues.
  • Represented corporations with respect to litigation involving registration rights.
  • Represented a Silicon Valley technology company in contract dispute litigation.
  • Represented large international brewery with respect contract-related matters.
  • Defended prominent art broker with respect to litigation involving fraudulent art claims.