Client Solutions — Litigation
Case Study – Fiduciary wins forced heirship case against disinherited heir
We successfully represented fiduciaries of an international estate against multimillion-dollar claims by a disinherited heir. Our litigation prompted one of the most important decisions issued in decades in this subject area by the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court. The decision upheld the concept that New York will not enforce foreign “forced inheritance” laws as a matter of public policy.
Case Study – Representation against Federal Lawsuits
Our attorneys successfully represented a Bermuda alternative insurance facility in a succession of federal lawsuits relating to alternative risk programs, achieving dismissal of all claims without liability. As a corollary, we secured multimillion dollar settlements in related program disputes in lawsuits spanning several domestic and foreign jurisdictions.
Case Study – Successful Defense of Beneficiary of International Estate
Our attorneys successfully fought off fraudulent inducement claims against a beneficiary arising out of the large estate of a Hong Kong domiciliary, resulting in the dismissal of all claims.
Case Study – Defended against Undue Influence Claims
Our attorneys successfully represented the fiduciaries of a large contested New Jersey estate against claims of undue influence, leading to the dismissal of all claims.
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