Case Results

Matrimonial and Family Law (Divorce)

  • Represented a partner at an international law firm in divorce proceeding. Settled on the eve of trial with the assistance of a private mediator.
  • Represented a police officer in a multi-day divorce trial over complex financial issues related to deferred compensation.
  • Represented the high net worth husband in a divorce trial lasting over 15 days.  Protected over $20 million in premarital assets.
  • Represented doctor in 10 day divorce trial, resulting in favorable outcome on significant financial issues.
  • Represented many top executives at large insurance companies in both negotiated divorce settlements and contested matters.  Some of these cases have included complex offshore holdings.
  • Represented stay-at-home wife of hedge fund partner. Settlement negotiated prior to trial.
  • Negotiated a postnuptial agreement involving a couple receiving a financial windfall from the sale of a family company.
  • Mediated a divorce settlement for a couple with serious debt issues related to failed business interests.
  • Negotiated a prenuptial agreement for a client with assets in excess of $20 million dollars.
  • Successfully won a dismissal of a family law appeal brought before the Connecticut Supreme Court.
  • Successfully had a case reversed on appeal to the Connecticut Appellate Court.

Personal Injury

  • Participated, with another firm, in a negotiated settlement of over $5,000,000.00 for injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
  • Involved in a traumatic brain injury case settling prior to trial for over $6,000,000.00.
  • Negotiated a settlement in a slip and fall case for over $350,000.00.  Our client was retired and loss enjoyment of his retirement.
  • Settled a matter for $130,000.00.  Our client, a child, suffered a broken leg after a fall from a collapsed deck.
  • Represented a hotel guest in a significant settlement for injuries sustained during a business trip.
  • Resolved a matter against a pharmacy chain for negligently giving the wrong prescription to an elderly client, resulting in physical injury.
  • Represented a client injured in a workplace accident.  We were able to recover from a third party that was responsible for the injuries suffered.


  • Advised numerous start-up internet ventures regarding formation, financing and operation.
  • Negotiated an exclusive license agreement with between our client and a European energy company.
  • Assisted numerous start-up company in preparation of a Private Placement Memorandum and successful raising of its seed round of financing.
  • Represented a group of doctors in the sale of their New York City based medical practice.
  • Represented an entrepreneur in the sale of intellectual property assets in excess of several million dollars.
  • Represented a technology start-up in $500,000 round of angel investor funding.
  • Represented retail company in sale of assets to a third party for $3,000,000.00.

Trust and Estate

  • Represented a beneficiary in extensive litigation against fiduciaries of a sizable trust.
  • Represented a client suing a relative over breach of fiduciary duty in administering an estate.
  • Represented a Connecticut estate with complicated multi-million dollar real estate holdings.  Ancillary probate proceedings in two other states.
  • Represented multiple conservators in prolonged litigation with family members of the conserved individual.
  • Represented an heir in a will contest action concerning a claim of undue influence.
  • Represented a client in the management of a private equity interest.
  • Drafted revocable trust tailored to the needs and desires of an elderly client.
  • Planned for the disposition of significant family real estate assets.
  • Preparation of hundreds of wills for clients.
  • Represented multiple executors in the administration of estates.

Real Estate

  • Represented hundreds of individuals in purchase, sale or refinance of residential properties.
  • Represented a real estate developer in acquisition of $10,000,000.00 apartment building.
  • Structured a foreign investment in a regional real estate holding company.
  • Represented a developer in the acquisition of a historic downtown Hartford mixed-use building.
  • Represented an investor on issues surrounding his investment position in a real estate private equity fund.
  • Represented the owner of a large New York City apartment building in a refinance transaction.
  • Represented the purchaser/developer of a large New York City mixed-use development.
  • Handled multiple 1031 exchanges for sellers of commercial real estate properties.
  • Represented a landowner in evaluating a property tax appeal, resulting in a 30% reduction in tax bill.